Government’s £200 Million Investment to Drive Innovation and Decarbonise Freight

2023-10-31T11:18:56+00:00October 31st, 2023|

In a significant move towards achieving its net-zero commitments, the UK government has announced a £200 million investment to promote innovation and reduce carbon emissions in the freight sector. The funding is set to roll out up to 370 zero-emission heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) across the country, create new jobs, and build crucial infrastructure.

Benefits of Buying Used Truck Parts

2023-09-28T09:30:04+01:00September 26th, 2023|

When it comes to maintaining and repairing your truck, one of the most crucial decisions you'll face is whether to invest in new or used truck parts. While new parts may seem like the obvious choice for some, there are significant advantages to buying used truck parts that are often overlooked. Cost Savings: One

Choosing the correct engine truck oil

2023-03-15T17:16:41+00:00March 6th, 2023|

When it comes to the ongoing maintenance of your truck engines, choosing the right oil can make all the difference in its performance and lifespan. It is important to pick an oil with accurate specifications, low-saps technology, appropriate sump capacities and drain intervals that are compatible with your individual engine. In addition to selecting

Driving resolutions: How to drive safely in 2023

2023-01-25T13:43:53+00:00January 25th, 2023|

Did you know that January is one of the worst months for the highest number of road accidents in the UK? As such, there's never been a better time to refresh your knowledge on driving safely in 2023. Below are our 5 top tips. Take rests on longer drives Let's face it, we all want

£100m boost for HGV driver facilities

2022-12-22T12:11:24+00:00December 22nd, 2022|

The government has announced a new scheme to improve the working conditions of HGV drivers, including a financial boost to help modernise roadside facilities. The new HGV parking and driver welfare scheme will be worth up to £100 million and offers matched funding to industry operators that invest in HGV driver facilities. As the industry

£70m of funding to help drive clean transport

2022-12-22T12:04:31+00:00December 22nd, 2022|

Over £70 million of matched funding between the government and industry is being leveraged to turbocharge the UK's clean transport sector. With £73 million of new funding in total available, a number of game-changing projects are already in the pipeline for vital financial development support, including an innovative new heavy tractor design that will run

DVSA’s Recent Announcement – Free Rolling Tyres

2022-11-29T15:48:17+00:00November 29th, 2022|

In a recent announcement, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) announced that free rolling tyres fitted to steering axles will be classified as a major deficiency. This means that any vehicle found with free rolling tyres on its steering axle will be deemed unfit for use and will fail its annual test. In this

Everything road users need to know about the changes to mobile phone laws in the UK

2022-10-04T16:12:12+01:00October 4th, 2022|

From the 25th of March 2022, new laws regulating the use of mobile phones while driving came into effect in the UK. This blog post provides everything road users need to know about these changes, including what they are and how they will be enforced. Read on to find out more! What are the changes

Winter lorry driving tips

2022-10-04T16:06:42+01:00October 4th, 2022|

During winter, drivers face many concerns and hazards due to fog and black ice that makes the road slippery. Unfortunately, these hazards are particularly significant for HGV drivers as their vehicles are larger than standard cars. As an HGV driver, you may have undertaken a course to help you prepare and handle the chilly period,

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