HGV Drivers

Lorry Park

£20 million to improve roadside facilities...

Apr 14, 2022Comments off

HGV drivers will benefit from £20 million to improve roadside facilities, as part of continued Government action with industry to boost driver welfare and tackle

Female Truck Driver

HGV driving appeals to underrepresented gro...

Feb 24, 2022Comments off

The Driver Academy Group, a consortium led by HGV training specialist HGVC, has secured a record number of applications from women, ethnic minorities and younger

Overnight Lorry Park

Hauliers must ‘step up’ and imp...

Feb 03, 2022Comments off

Transport minister Baroness Vere has slammed the haulage industry for failing to invest in its drivers and called on operators to “step up” their efforts

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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

Overnight lorry park

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 large HGV stuck under a bridge

Network Rail urges lorry drivers to ‘...

Nov 16, 2021Comments off

Network Rail has revealed the most-struck railway bridges in the country as it relaunches its ‘Wise Up, Size Up’ campaign, reminding lorry drivers and haulage

Report calls for radical industry action to...

Oct 27, 2021Comments off

The haulage industry is training sufficient HGV drivers but failing to retain them, a report by the Driver Require Think Tank has concluded. The Think

Driver population down 50,000 in 2020/21 wi...

Oct 25, 2021Comments off

Middle-aged HGV drivers are the most likely to have left the industry in the last four years, according to official figures. The Office for National

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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

Lorry driving at night

It’s time to start looking after HGV driv...

Sep 30, 2021Comments off

Throughout 2021 the shortage of HGV drivers and its significant impact on society has made headlines from the sublime to the ridiculous. Whether the panic