October 29, 2015

What does the future hold for truck design?

The recent launch of The Future Truck Design Awards, hopes to find the designers of the future to develop a cleaner and more cost-effective HGV.

October 16, 2015

There’s a driver shortage and it takes longer to get a test date

Recent figures reveal that the average waiting time for an HGV driving test has increased by more than two thirds in the past 11 months.

September 28, 2015

Leaving the military? Think HGV; here’s why.

If you’re retiring from the military and looking for a new occupation, take a look at HGV Driving.

There’s a huge shortage for HGV drivers at the present (around 60,000!) so here’s an industry that is looking for the right people! The skills, determination and ability you will have displayed in the military will help you adapt very well to the driving industry.

September 22, 2015

Proposed long roadworks ban could help delays and cut costs for hauliers

The new proposal by the government to limit long stretches of roadworks to two miles on busiest roads could be a blessing for road users.

It is hoped the new rules will end multiple lane closures and speed restrictions lasting up to 20 miles.

June 17, 2015
parking-fine on lorry

London Parking fine and appeals success rate.

According to figures just released by the Freight Transport Association (FTA), parking fine appeals in London have a 72% success rate!

June 3, 2015
driving licence paper counterpart

Driving licence changes are you ready?

On Monday 8th June the paper counterpart to the driving licence is no more.

From 8th June to check licence endorsements and details you will need to use the DVLA’s new online Share My Licence service or via a third party checking service.

May 21, 2015
old toilet shed no door and crumbling brick wall.

Better places to go on the go!

Recruiting new drivers is often difficult enough, but a new survey reveals that poor toilet facilities on the road is in itself a big turn off for new drivers.

May 8, 2015
Autonomous Truck

Driverless lorry hits the Nevada roads.

This truck, the largest autonomous vehicle licensed for commercial use has been designed and manufactured by Daimler. Now approved for the roads in the US, we wait to see the changes that will inevitably take place in transport if it proves successful.