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Welcome to the Easy As HGV news page. Interested in the world of HGV Training / Haulage / Logistics? Then this is place to come. Below you will find the most up to date industry related news, from new legislation to funny HGV related stories and experiences from all around the world.

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What To Expect As A Newly Qualified HGV Driver

It’s an exciting moment, becoming a newly qualified HGV driver and landing that first job. A new career in a new industry. A chance to put your training into action and hit the road. Of course, as with any new...  Read more

Preparing For Your HGV Theory Test

Qualifying to become an HGV driver involves taking a two part test. There is, as you might expect, the practical test to examine the driving skills you’ve developed in training. However, before you reach that stage, you must pass the theory...  Read more

New Innovations for the HGV Industry

In order to keep pace with a rapidly changing world, the haulage and HGV industry are having to constantly embrace new technology and innovations. From gadgets and other do-dads designed to make a driver’s life that bit more stress free...  Read more

Why Fuel Efficient HGVs Matter to You

Later this month Chancellor George Osborne will deliver his annual budget and, as is generally the norm, the matter of fuel costs and duty will be monitored closely by both the freight industry and the wider driving public as a...  Read more

Understanding the Law on HGV Cargo

If you’re an HGV driver in the UK, did you know that, in the eyes of the law, you are completely responsible for the contents of the cargo you’re hauling? Of course, in the everyday world of transporting goods from...  Read more

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 HGV...  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 to encourage new HGV recruits to the industry in 2016 with the announcement of a Skills Summit in March of this year.  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