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What Do HGV Drivers Eat On The Road?

Being a long-haul HGV driver comes with a lot of challenges. From being able to lift and load safely, to having a good sense of direction and being able to work long, tiring hours. But one of the challenges a lot of people don’t think about is food. If you work an office job, or […]

Will my Work Visa Let me Drive a HGV in the UK?

With the national shortage of HGV drivers hitting an all time high, there has never been a better time to become a HGV driver. But what if you’re not a UK citizen? What if you know how to drive a HGV, and have been professionally in your own country, but want to move to the […]

Why Should You Train As An HGV Driver In 2020?

There is no denying that 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone. With lockdown starting in February, we now have only a few months left before we will be waving goodbye to the year, and hoping that next year will be better. If you’ve struggled with work due to Covid-19, you might be worrying […]

Beyond The Driving – Your Pre-Drive Safety Checklist (Part 2)

Welcome back! If you’re just joining us for the first time, we recommend you go back and read the first instalment of this series. That covers all of the interior vehicle checks you will need to do every day before you start driving your HGV for the first time. These safety checks are absolutely essential […]

Beyond The Driving – Your Pre-Drive Safety Checklist (Part 1)

When it comes to working as a professional HGV driver, there are a lot of things for you to remember. Your daily life is made up of much more than just driving from point A to point B, and you will be required to do everything from loading your vehicle to planning routes and filling […]

Life as a Class 1 HGV Driver

If you’re doing your research into becoming an HGV driver, then you’ve probably noticed by now that there are more qualifications than you can shake a stick at. And at the top of the pile is the Class 1 HGV licence. This licence is one of the highest HGV qualifications you can get and can […]

The Driver CPC Explained

As a HGV driver training school, we get asked a lot of questions by prospective drivers about the training, what they need to do, and which licenses are best to get. A lot of this depends on the career path you want to take, and we’re always happy to talk you through it and help […]

Your HGV Driver Training Questions, Answered

A career as a HGV driver can be hugely rewarding, exciting and generally different from many other career options out there. That’s why we see a lot of different people coming into the field from all walks of life, all looking for one thing – the freedom of the open road and being your own […]

ADR Licensing – What And Why?

The life of an HGV driver is never dull. There are always new places to see and go, new companies to work for, and new loads to carry. We even know of some drivers who play games of ‘cargo bingo’ to see what the most exciting thing they’ve ever transported is. But within HGV driving […]

How To Avoid The 4 Most Common HGV Accidents

As a professional HGV driver, one of your main responsibilities is to ensure the safety of you, your cargo, and other road users and you move around the country. But unfortunately, accidents do happen, and for all sorts of reasons. Sometimes it’s not the driver’s fault, whereas sometimes there was something that could be done […]