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Easy As HGV at Parliament to Discuss HGV Driver Shortage

Easy As HGV have added to the national debate regarding the ongoing HGV driver shortage issue in the logistics industry this week with Operations Director Kat Springle providing evidence to Transcom, the House of Commons Select Committee charged with investigating the...  Read more

Celebrities Who Used to Be Lorry Drivers

Did you ever wonder what Aragon did before he went on the rule Middle Earth? Or what James Bond used to drive before he got the keys to his Aston Martin with the ejecting seat? No? Fair enough. Why would...  Read more

Understanding the Category C Licence

  It’s a new year, and a time for renewed optimism and vigour. A time perhaps for young folk and career changers to evaluate their working lives and seek a new challenge. Like road transport and the life of an...  Read more

New Drive for HGV Recruits with FTA Summit 2016

A new year, a familiar theme: HGV Driver recruitment. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) are continuing the drive encourage new HGV recruits to the industry in 2016 with the announcement of a Skills Summit in March of this year. The...  Read more

Holiday’s Are Coming with Iconic Advertising Lorries

If you’re looking for any further evidence that the HGV industry holds a significant place in our culture and in the shaping of our economy – especially at Christmas – then take a look at the adverts (rather than hitting...  Read more

HGV Drivers Delivering Christmas

While the big man with the red coat and reindeer loads his sleigh and prepares to make the big annual delivery of Christmas goodies to kids around the world (checking whether naughty or nice, of course), let’s take a moment...  Read more

Why the Driver Shortage Could Be Bad News For Retailers and Consumers this Christmas

We spoke last month about the HGV driver shortage afflicting the UK business, with Road Haulage Association leaders warning that shelves could be left empty as we enter the ever busy Christmas period. And, with retailers gearing up for a...  Read more

Calling New HGV Drivers | HGV Driver Shortage

Another Christmas approaches and more articles appearing in the mainstream news about the industry’s shortfall of staff when it comes to HGV drivers. Yes, we’ve spoken about the HGV driver shortage within these pages before but the issue remains and,...  Read more

New Designs to Improve HGV Safety

Cab designs have recently been the focus of attention in the ever-changing world of improving HGV related safety. Research undergone by the Transport for London and Loughborough University into ways to increase safety levels across all types of vehicles and road...  Read more

Driving Hours – Staying Safe, Staying Legal

As you undoubtedly know, the amount of hours you can drive in any given shift, or period of work is a crucial aspect of life as an HGV driver. Driving hours need to be strictly adhered to and are indeed...  Read more