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How to Test a Truck – Using a Hamster, a Ballerina and Van Damme

Volvo really have a way of making a statement when it comes to showcasing the features of their heavy goods vehicles.  We decided to take the best of their truck ads and put them all together here for you.  Oh,...  Read more

15 of the Most Useful Driving Gadgets

We all love our gadgets and gizmos; over the past decade they have been engraved in our brains. Whether it’s our smart phones that we carry everywhere we go, or the SatNav on our dashboard that stops us from getting...  Read more

How to Become a HGV Driver

Following on from our post about Britain’s need for HGV drivers, we thought we’d make things easier for prospective drivers by providing a step by step guide on becoming a HGV driver. From why to choose this career, to the...  Read more

Britain Needs HGV Drivers

It has been publicised recently that the UK logistics industry is facing a major skills gap, leaving an estimated 30,000 driver vacancies to be filled. We have created the infographic below to highlight the growing need for HGV drivers. Although...  Read more

12 Weird And Wonderful Things HGV Drivers Transport

HGV drivers get to transport a wide range of different things. Some of the cargo they transport is more fascinating and glamorous than you might think. Lots of different things need to be transported from one place to another, they...  Read more

What music do UK drivers listen to the most? – it’s not One Direction!

When over 30,000 drivers were asked who they listen to most on the road, I don’t think the answer was ever going to be One Direction but did anyone expect Queen to run away with the win in such extreme...  Read more

5 Incredible Journeys

You might think that the M42, with overtaking banned for HGVs on the three mile climb near Tamworth, sticks in your mind but there are a number of circumstances which can make travelling by HGV memorable for all the right...  Read more

18 Things You Should NOT Do As A HGV Driver

Working as a HGV driver is rewarding and challenging. Every day is different and each journey presents new obstacles. You get to meet lots of different people and go to many interesting places. There is a great deal of planning...  Read more

Current and Early Mercedes-Benz Racing Car Transporters and HGVs

To appreciate some of the HGV vehicles that are driven today you have to go back in time. Some of the retro HGV vehicles were revolutionary in their day. They have shaped the course of HGV vehicles today. It has...  Read more

HGV lorry driving: women on the motorway

From The Times June 11, 2009 HGV lorry driving: women on the motorway It’s not all string vests, greasy spoons and Yorkie bars — there are more women are driving lorries on British roads Lucy McDonald Think of long-distance lorry...  Read more