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How Do You Prepare For The HGV Theory Test?

Tests are rarely a fun thing to do, for anyone. When it comes to any driving theory test, it can be a bit nerve-wracking. But if you’re training to upgrade your license so that you can drive a HGV professionally, you will need to take a new driving theory test that is specific to HGV […]

Your Complete Guide To Driving A Minibus

If you wanted to know what was in-between a van and an HGV, we would tell you ‘a minibus’. They are great vehicles – versatile and really easy to use. They’re perfect for transporting people and things when a full lorry might just be too much. From helping a loved one to move house to […]

5 Ways You Can Stay Awake Behind The Wheel

Drowsy driving is suspected to be a primary cause in more than 20% of road fatalities. Most fatigue-related accidents occur during normal sleeping hours, and the more severe the crash, the more likely it is that the driver or drivers were fatigued. Fatigue is a likely factor in almost one-third of single-vehicle crashes in rural areas. Many […]

4 Ways For HGV Drivers To Stay Healthier On The Road

If you’ve ever driven for a long period of time on the road, then you know just how draining it can be. Even though you are physically ‘sitting still’, there are many more demands on your body and mind that make driving professionally a very demanding job. Of course, that doesn’t take away from the […]

How Much Damage Do HGV’s Really Do?

Think back – when was the last time you caught yourself complaining about the state of the roads in the UK? Whether it’s the flaking of tarmac on the motorway or that giant pothole on your road that’s racked your windscreen – most of us can think of a dozen places where the roads are […]

Gritter Lorries – The Unsung Heroes of Winter

At this moment, gritter lorries are making their rounds across England, Scotland and Wales, battling to make the roads a safer place for determined motorists. In reaction to the cold snap and sudden snowfall, the gritter lorries have been out in full force for days. And if you spot a gritter lorry out and about, […]

The Regulations Around HGV Driving in the UK

HGV safety concerns have once again been making headlines after a collision between 2 lorries and a mini-bus resulted in 8 casualties. But the regulations around HGV driving have always been strict – more so than most people realise. So we thought we out to go over what regulations are in place to keep both […]

Let’s Talk About Mental Health In HGV Drivers

HGV drivers are the lifeblood of the UK industry – there are no two ways about it. And with drivers being in such shortage, maintaining a strong and healthy workforce to drive the haulage industry is essential to success. So as an employer, you should be doing all you can to ensure their health stays […]

Time to Consider a Change of Career

Making the decision to start a career in HGV driving can be fulfilling, challenging and rewarding for the right type of person. It’s a big step outside of the usual 9-5 routine and will see you travelling across the country and even overseas to visit new places and help businesses thrive. But why would you […]

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 […]