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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

Understanding the Driver CPC

What is Driver CPC? Brought into legislation in September 2009 the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is an additional qualification over and above vocational training that’s required for drivers of lorries, coaches and buses. It was brought in for professional drivers...  Read more

A Guide to the HGV Medical Exam

Health testing for HGV and LGV drivers is a topic that’s been brought into sharp focus recently due to the coverage of the inquest into the tragic bin lorry accident in Glasgow in December 2014. Indeed, the revelations of the...  Read more

Why Back Ache Is More Than Just A Pain In The Neck

Back pain can be the bane of many a person’s life. It’s one of the most common health complaints you’ll hear people grumbling about and a primary cause of time off work. But for a lorry driver, back pain can...  Read more

Operation Stack and the Overloaded Motorway

It’s hard to ignore the fact that this summer has seen some fairly tough days for some in the HGV driving community. This is on account of the extensive media coverage given to the ongoing issues at the Port of...  Read more

Staying Safe Driving the Summer

When we think of hazardous driving we usually give thought to those dark, wet and cold mornings, maybe those winter days with frost on the ground and visibility low. However, new data from SmartWitness, as reported in HGVUK suggests that, for...  Read more

The Samsung Safety Truck – Gimmick or Genius?

Last month we looked at the the self-driving trucks that seem to be looming in the not so distant future. Well, this time we’re going to take a look at another futuristic style innovation, albeit this time addressing an issue...  Read more