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HGV Drivers and Mental Health

Mental health is a subject that’s been in the news a lot recently. But why? Because it’s becoming more common for people to suffer from mental illnesses and mental health problems, and we need to make a change. According to research done by HSE, half a million people suffer from work-related stress, depression or anxiety, […]

The Driver CPC Medical Exam – What You Need To Know

In a lot of our previous posts, we’ve talked about all the things you need to do to get your Driver CPC qualification. There are a lot of hoops to go through, training to do and exams to take. But one of the things we haven’t talked about as much is the medical exam. So […]

HGV Drivers Training – Your Beginners Guide

Congratulations! You’ve decided to take the plunge and become a HGV driver. Now that you’ve done the easy bit, it’s time to get complicated. Now you have to choose which licence you want to do, what courses you need to take and how to go about it all. In other words, you need to navigate […]

How Do You Train to Be a Bus Driver?

Did you sing ‘hail to the bus driver’ every chance you got, dreaming that someone would one day sing it about you? Or maybe you just decided that you wanted a change of scenery, and like the idea of helping people get where they need to go. Bus driving is still a very popular job, […]

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 […]