Changes to mobile phone laws in the UK

2022-04-12T16:37:47+01:00April 12th, 2022|

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

Rising fuel prices and the impact on logistics

2022-04-11T10:34:08+01:00April 11th, 2022|

Rising fuel prices and the impact on logistics We all know about the high cost of fuel at the moment - it has gone beyond the normal fluctuations in fuel markets. The logistics industry is familiar with how fuel pricing changes, but what impact does the current high price have on the UK logistics and

Why are used vehicle prices skyrocketing in the UK?

2021-12-06T10:10:58+00:00December 6th, 2021|

Drivers want bargains on used vehicles. They expect to be able to pick up older cars at a fraction of the price of buying new, but recent changes in the global economy mean that that’s no longer the case. Prices for second-hand vehicles in the UK are skyrocketing. According to Auto Trader, the average price

Everything van drivers need to know about Manchester’s Clean air zones

2021-12-03T11:56:24+00:00December 3rd, 2021|

Everything van drivers need to know about Manchester’s Clean air zones Manchester, like many other cities in the UK, has made promises to create a clean air zone, where vehicles will have to pay a certain amount of money a day to drive through specific zones of the city. This is not just in response

A special thank you from all of us this Christmas…

2021-11-23T15:25:16+00:00November 23rd, 2021|

To celebrate Christmas this year, every customer will be entered into a draw to win one of three hampers. Draw to take place on the 17th December. 2021 has been a challenging year. Professionally and personally many of us have struggled with what life has thrown at us, and some of us have lost people

Truck driver shortages – the issues and solutions

2021-09-09T14:28:49+01:00September 16th, 2021|

Empty supermarket shelves have been noticeable for some weeks. However, when some of the biggest fast-food chains started taking leading products off their menus, or even restricting their opening hours, truck driver shortages in the UK really started to ‘hit home’. According to a Road Haulage Association survey, the industry currently has a shortfall of

Drivers urged to change their cabin filter

2021-08-09T10:51:50+01:00August 9th, 2021|

The current situation with COVID-19 and the fact that airborne transmission is one of the main ways the coronavirus spreads once more highlight the importance of clean ambient air. Replacing the cabin air filter for the cold season is very important, because it filters harmful particles and viruses from the outside air taken into the

Clean Air Zones – The future of ALL city centres?

2021-06-28T16:03:36+01:00June 28th, 2021|

In a world that is becoming more and more concerned with its global environmental impact, there have naturally been several legislations implemented to observe, measure, and control environmental pollution. Among these is the introduction of clean air zones, aiming to reduce emissions and encourage cleaner, more environmentally sustainable vehicles. What are clean air zones? Clean

Motorists urged to book in early for their MOT test!

2021-05-28T16:42:03+01:00May 28th, 2021|

The DVSA is urging motorists to book their MOT sooner rather than later to beat an anticipated rush on testing stations. The autumn months are predicted to be busier than usual as drivers book in for their annual check. Experts are predicting that the impact of COVID-19 MOT exemptions last year will mean a compounded

How smart are you when it comes to the latest motorway rules?

2021-05-06T13:19:10+01:00May 6th, 2021|

There are already about 500 miles of so-called “smart” motorways in use throughout the UK, and there are plans in place to almost double that coverage over the next five years or so. However, it seems that even if you are a truck driver using them on a daily basis or just a regular motorist

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