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  • Best Truck Stop shortlist revealed!

    Best Truck Stop shortlist revealed!

    10th May 2017

    The votes are in and we can exclusively reveal the truck stops you have voted the very best in the country after the first round of our prestigious Truck Stop of the Year 2017 competition, in association with TomTom. We’ve…

  • New family-run truck stop opens in Goole

    New family-run truck stop opens in Goole

    27th April 2017

    East Yorkshire-based Jos. Richardson and Son have marked 125 years in business with the official opening of its new service station and truck stop at Goole. The family-run firm owns the Glews car dealership in Goole and five service stations…

  • IAM issues tips for driving with hay fever

    IAM issues tips for driving with hay fever

    27th April 2017

    A sneeze or sniffle has a way of creeping up on drivers, especially when they least expect it. Seasonal allergies seem to affect many of us – and IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman, has issued…

  • Drivers warned of tougher penalties for speeding

    Drivers warned of tougher penalties for speeding

    27th April 2017

    The penalties for drivers caught breaking speed limits have increased now new sentencing guidelines have taken effect. The new fines came into force on April 24 and mean drivers responsible for high-speed offences will now be given harsher fines, under…

  • Maritime Transport attends Truckfest Peterborough 2017

    Maritime Transport attends Truckfest Peterborough 2017

    10th April 2017

    Following their success at Truckfest Peterborough in 2016 – the logistics specialists’ first attendance to the truck driver and enthusiast event – Maritime Transport has confirmed it will be pitching up to the East of England Showground once again. “Our…

  • RHA: Road safety needs more effective DVSA systems

    RHA: Road safety needs more effective DVSA systems

    17th March 2017

    The UK road haulage industry must set an example for road safety and operators who are not adhering to essential safety standards should be sought out and removed from the industry, according to the Road Haulage Association. When commenting about…

  • Drivers warned Calais rest area closures could compromise safety

    Drivers warned Calais rest area closures could compromise safety

    13th March 2017

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has called on French authorities to provide more safe truck parking for trans-European freight transport around Calais following the closure of four rest areas on the A16 and A26. The announcement on March 8 by…

  • Nominate your Trucker of the Year 2017!

    Nominate your Trucker of the Year 2017!

    8th March 2017

      We’re looking for the country’s best truck driver – and we need your help! We all know that trucks keep the wheels of Britain turning, ensuring manufacturers can produce, retailers’ shelves are stocked and the national economy stays buoyant.…

  • Survey finds love is driving us together, not apart

    Survey finds love is driving us together, not apart

    8th March 2017

    Consumer research has revealed Britain is a nation of trusting lovers, with over half of motorists (58 per cent) saying they would put their full trust in their partner to drive their car – compared to just seven per cent…

  • It’s a steel! Tata places eight-strong Stralis order

    It’s a steel! Tata places eight-strong Stralis order

    6th March 2017

    Tata Steel has replaced the truck fleet at its Lisburn site with eight Stralis Hi-Way tractor units – the steel production giant’s first UK order from Iveco. The 6×2 twin-steer trucks will operate from the facility in Moira Road and transport…