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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

The Driver CPC Explained

The Driver CPC was designed to set high, consistent standards of HGV & LGV driver training and road safety across Europe, and is now compulsory for HGV & LGV drivers who are driving for financial gain. As the requirements are...  Read more

Hitch a ride and get a job in haulage

More and more driving jobs appear to be up for grabs in the transport industry after years of hard times. And unless more people start training as drivers there will be a shortage, industry experts say. As well as the...  Read more

The Driver CPC gains popularity

More than 270,000 professional drivers have completed their Driver CPC periodic training, the latest Driver Standards Agency (DSA) data shows. As of October 273,897 professional drivers (PCV and LGV) had completed their periodic training and triggered their Driver Qualification Card...  Read more

More training for tanker drivers

Fuel tanker drivers can find out relevant information regarding the Petroleum Drivers’ Passport (PDP) on a newly launched website. The national safety training standard, which formed part of the agreement reached between tanker firms and unions following last year’s industrial action...  Read more