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Everything You Need to Know About Bus Driver Training

Did you sing ‘the wheels on the bus’ as a child and ever imagined yourself behind that wheel? Transporting people from place to place, talking to all sorts of people and helping reduce CO2 in the air? Ok, maybe that last one was just us, but we promise you weren’t the only one. The bus […]

Starting Out as a Self-employed HGV Driver

Being your own boss is the dream for many people across the UK. Being able to set your own hours, choose your own customers and do things exactly the way you want to – the concept offers a lot of perks. As an HGV driver, you have the opportunity to grab all of these benefits […]

Tax Evasion – How Has The DVLA Been Dealing With It?

Vehicle tax. It’s one of those things that no one really likes, but everyone has to do – even HGV drivers. But as with any tax, there are people out there who will try to avoid paying it by any means necessary. Unfortunately, the team at the DVLA take things like vehicle tax evasion very […]

Grandfather Rights, The Driver CPC And Why It Matters

If you’ve been around for a while, or just like to read a lot, then you might be familiar with the term ‘grandfather rights’, and how important they can be when it comes to driving professionally, especially where the Driver CPC is concerned. If you’ve not heard of them before, let us enlighten you. Grandfather […]

Top Tips For Passing Your HGV Driver Training Practical Test

If you’re training to be an HGV driver, then you already know just how much work and revision is involved. If you’re just starting out, then welcome! It’s a long road ahead, but it’s worth it. One of the things we get asked about time and time again is the HGV driver practical test – […]

What Can I Earn As An HGV Driver?

If you’re looking to move into the HGV industry for the first time, you wouldn’t be out of line to ask how much you can expect to earn. After all, no one works for free, and you need to know that you’re going to be able to pay the bills and live comfortably with your […]

6 HGV Facts You Might Not Have Known

If you’ve spent any time on UK roads at all, then you probably know what an HGV is. They dominate the motorways, squeeze into little spaces on country roads and generally ferry good to their destinations across the UK. The bigger the vehicle, the more it carries. You probably know a lot of the basic […]

4 Upgrades To Your Licence You Can Do Today

If you’re an HGV driver looking for the next career direction, you might be looking at doing another licence. Alongside the standard Driver CPC (which all HGV drivers have to hold, by law), there are a number of other HGV licences you can do that can widen your scope for driving and improve your income […]

The Once-A-Year Event You Can’t Afford to Miss

As an HGV driver, there is one once a year event you can’t afford to miss – and that’s your annual HGV safety inspection. Just like with a normal vehicle, your HGV needs to be kept in good, roadworthy condition at all times. To make sure this is the case, you will need to maintain […]