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Answering The HGV Emissions Problem

For a long time now, HGV’s have been blamed for the high levels of emissions on the UK’s roads. And to be honest, they are right. While there are more cars on the roads than HGV’s, those cars are rarely travelling as much as HGV’s do, and with millions of fleets travelling billions of miles […]

Sleeping In Your Cab Could Cost You £300

HGV driving is an incredibly rewarding career path. But it can also come with its own set of challenges, the biggest of which is combatting tired and exhausted drivers who have been on the road for hours. But the thing is, sometimes isn’t about just adding in more breaks – it’s about ensuring that the […]

The Wait Is Over – The Tesla HGV Is Here!

In our last blog post, we talked about the possibilities of electric HGV’s. More to the point, how they were a bit like busses. But the race is finally over, and Tesla have unveiled their all electric, futuristic HGV. And honestly, it’s blown us away. Their concept design has made it through production with barely […]

5 Ways To Keep Your HGV Safe This Winter

When you’re driving something as big and heavy as a HGV, it can be easy to forget just how dangerous the roads can be. Especially in winter, when the roads are icy and covered in wet, slippery leaves. But all across the country, people are depending on you to deliver their Christmas presents in time […]

The Future Is Electric

They’ve not even been released yet, but already it seems as though electric HGV’s are like buses. You wait forever for one, and then 2 come along at the same time! Yes, it’s been an interesting few weeks in the world of HGV’s, with the best still to come. First came the announcement of the […]

Using Technology To Detect Tiredness – And Save Lives

Driver tiredness is one of the biggest threats on our roads at the moment. Driver tiredness claims thousands of lives every year – more than drink driving. If you don’t believe us, consider this:   Almost 20% of major accidents on the road are sleep-related Sleep-related accidents are more likely than others to result in […]

The Impact Of The Diesel Scrappage Scheme

As a specialist in HGV driver training and haulage recruitment, we pride ourselves on bringing you the very latest HGV news as quickly as possible. That’s why we’ve had here, talks about cutting edge issues in the past such as the new driverless lorries still being trialled across the country, or of Tesla’s intention to […]

What Are Safety Control For HGVs?

There have been many incidents recently where HGVs and their drivers have not been painted in a positive light by the media. Whether that’s because a driver has been involved in an accident or reporting on the national shortage, HGVs are rarely reported in a positive light. But these accidents don’t happen as often as […]

Independent UK Retailers – Know Your HGV Licences

If you run an independent retail business in the UK, you will be well aware of all the hoops you need to jump through and tasks to complete in your day-to-day running. It can sometimes be more than you can count which is why, more often than not, something gets forgotten. But generally, how your […]

Understanding The New Emissions Spot Checks

If you listen to the news at all, you will know that pollution is still a hot button topic, hidden inside all of the politics and bad news flying around at the moment. Vehicle emissions have been closely tied to air pollution and the production of greenhouse gasses for many years now and efforts have […]