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Want to Get Your First Job as an HGV Driver?

Looking for a new job is never a pleasant experience. There are a lot of things to manage, and you may end up spending a long time on the market, waiting for the right thing to come around. But in the world of HGV driving, this isn’t quite so common. There is still a huge […]

Are You Ready to Renew Your Driver CPC?

If you have a Driver CPC qualification, odds are you know exactly what it takes to get it. You probably also know that it doesn’t last forever. If you want to keep your qualification, you will need to complete refresher training at regular 5-year intervals. And the next 5-year deadline is fast approaching. This time […]

Staying Safe on the Roads This Winter

We’ve had our first really cold snap of the year, and with ice and snow on the horizon, the gritting lorries are out in force to keep road users safe over the winter months. While the roads at this time of year are usually a bit sketchy, when it comes to HGV’s they are treacherous. […]

New Year, New Career

It’s January again, and you know what that means? You’ve taken time off work and spent Christmas with your family, enjoying days of spending your time relaxing, playing board games and eating far too much. And now you’re back to reality, work doesn’t quite have the same shine to it. Maybe you’re tired of doing […]

13 Things You Never Knew About the Coca-Cola Truck

Let’s face it, is it really Christmas until we see the Coca-Cola truck on TV? Between that and the John Lewis advert (and the battle of the Christmas Ads’ that follow), it’s like permission to put up the decorations has finally been given when it hits the screens. And since it’s an HGV, we thought […]

4 Tips to Beat Driver Fatigue

Being on the road all day and all night can be tiring. Staring at the chevrons on the road can make your eyes go blurry, and the long periods of intense concentration can leave you feeling drained at the end of a long journey. So it’s not surprising that driver fatigue is a real problem […]

4 Reasons Dash Cams Could Save Your HGV Business

Ask yourself this question. If you, as an HGV driver, get into an accident – even a minor fender bender – and it wasn’t your fault, how do you prove it? As a professional driver, your license and livelihood are at risk if you don’t, but the only evidence is a he-said-she-said scenario for an […]

5 Ways You Can Prevent HGV Accidents

Traffic fatalities are never a nice thing to think about. But they do happen, and all too often. Over 2000 people die on British roads every single year, and that number is slowly climbing every year. And when you look at the statistics, HGV’s are involved in a lot of those fatal accidents. But for […]

Nikola Tesla – The Battle Of The Electric HGVs

Nikola Tesla was one great man, who successfully harnessed the power of electricity and revolutionised the way our electrical supply systems work. And even though he had been dead for over 75 years, his legacy lives on. Particularly through two car companies, each of whom have each taken a part of the great engineers’ name, […]

Brexit And The Haulage Industry

It’s been a very long time since the UK went through a period of such uncertainty and discord. But unlike previous conflicts, the reason for the unrest in the UK is clear. Yes, Brexit has caused a lot of controversy since it became a reality in June 2016. It’s been 2 years, and yet the […]