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Top Four Habits of Healthy HGV Drivers

Top Four Habits of Healthy HGV Drivers

No matter how you look at it, driving a HGV is a demanding job. What might seem like just sitting down for long periods on end is actually a very physically and mentally demanding job which requires a much higher level od discipline than your average 9 – 5.

Created: 1st Jul 2019

Driver Filming Traffic While Driving HGV Banned for 3 Months

Driver Filming Traffic While Driving HGV Banned for 3 Months

Last month, footage was shared by Highways England, which showed a driver who was caught holding onto his mobile phone while driving his HGV. Regrettably, that’s not the only case where a professional driver has taken unacceptable risks on the road.

Created: 10th Jun 2019

FTA – More Than One in Ten of HGV Vacancies to Stay Unfilled

FTA – More Than One in Ten of HGV Vacancies to Stay Unfilled

A new report published by the FTA suggests that 15% of current HGV Driver Vacancies cannot be filled which can have serious implications for online and multichannel retailers which are served by the freight and logistics industry.

Created: 3rd Jun 2019

Blind Man Sets New World Record for Driving a HGV at 120mph

Blind Man Sets New World Record for Driving a HGV at 120mph

Glaucoma has meant that Mike Newman, 53, has been blind since birth. Using a specially adapted 5.5 tonne racing lorry supplied by British Truck Racer Dave Jenkins, the record was set on a sunny day at Elvington airfield.

Created: 27th May 2019

A Brief History of Trucking

A Brief History of Trucking

The trucking industry has affected the political and economical history in the 20th century. Before the introduction of automobiles, the majority of freight would have been transported by train or horse-drawn wagons.

Created: 5th May 2019

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