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  • Wincanton names top drivers at awards event

    Wincanton names top drivers at awards event

    17th October 2016

    Following an intensive day-long competition at Silverstone racetrack, winners were revealed in the forklift truck (FLT), large goods vehicle (LGV) and Newcomer categories. Wincanton’s annual Driver of the Year event has been running for the past 13 years and seeks to…

  • Truck of the Week – Oct 17, 2016

    Truck of the Week – Oct 17, 2016

    17th October 2016

    Snapped on October 6 approaching Trowell Services on the southbound M1, there was little else to identify the owning company other than the distinctive registration plate: AC66 TON. Posted to the UK Trucking mag Facebook page on October 10, the…

  • FMX heads underground as world’s first self-driving mining truck

    FMX heads underground as world’s first self-driving mining truck

    29th September 2016

      “Through our co-operation with Boliden, the development of autonomous vehicles is entering an exciting new phase,” said Claes Nilsson, president Volvo Trucks. “This is the first time ever that self-driving trucks are being tested in regular operations underground and…

  • Transport minister pushes for better driver facilities

    Transport minister pushes for better driver facilities

    26th September 2016

    Hayes described the lack of HGV parking facilities as “a national problem that requires the government, local authorities and industry to work together.” He said: “HGVs are vital to the economy. They carry what we need to where we need…

  • Charity auction lets you name your own Stobart truck

    Charity auction lets you name your own Stobart truck

    14th September 2016

    Such an opportunity usually has a four-year waiting list – but through this auction, the highest bidder can jump right to the front of the queue! The winner will have the chance to name the truck after whomever they choose…

  • Beware of “Stresstember” for back-to-work drivers

    Beware of “Stresstember” for back-to-work drivers

    14th September 2016

    The problem is worst of all in “Stresstember” – the month identified by health professionals as being one of the most stressful – as people return to work and school. As families return to the daily routine after a long summer…