Driver Safety

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How smart technology can help cut HGV deat...

Jan 06, 2022Comments off

Driving heavy vehicles is a challenging occupation, demanding skill and concentration whether operating on worksites, built-up urban areas or rural roads. Despite rigorous driver training

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UK service stations labelled the worst for ...

Dec 09, 2021Comments off

While there is a much-needed focus on the pressures facing the truck community, new research from eStar, the Mercedes-Benz Truck and Van franchise partner in

A cleaner, smarter solution to driver short...

Dec 07, 2021Comments off

The road transport industry is the backbone of the economy and plays an essential role in enabling people to live their daily lives. This was

Overnight Lorry Park

Government must improve HGV driver working ...

Nov 25, 2021Comments off

The HGV driver shortage has been brought into sharp focus in recent months, causing significant supply chain delays across multiple sectors. However, it is an

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Seasonal driving hacks that could save UK m...

Nov 22, 2021Comments off

A leading insurance comparison firm is revealing the top winter driving hacks that could help motorists avoid higher premiums and retain those all-important No Claims

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Sleep apnoea: help for sleepy drivers

Nov 12, 2021Comments off

Sleep apnoea is when a person’s breathing stops and starts while they sleep. It is caused by the airways becoming relaxed and narrow while a person

A very distracted driver using mobile phone and drinking coffee

Real insights into the hazards of driving f...

Nov 03, 2021Comments off

The distractions of hands-free phone use, managing a grey fleet of 5000 plus complex other transport needs, and the rights and wrongs of van safety

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5 ways to upskill your drivers

Nov 02, 2021Comments off

Upskilling your drivers is important for numerous reasons. Road transport is a heavily regulated industry so there are naturally several mandatory training requirements, depending on

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How to ensure your safety as a trucker

Nov 01, 2021Comments off

When you are working as a trucker, whether you are new to the business or you have started out for the first time, it is

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Are women the future of trucking?

Oct 15, 2021Comments off

Jodi Smith is a Class 2 truck driver for JMS Powered Access. She has been driving trucks since 2016 and is an advocate for female