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Best truck stop shortlist revealed!

Best truck stop shortlist revealed!

The votes are in and we can exclusively reveal the truck stops you have voted the very best in the country

French warned Calais rest area closures could compromise driver safety

French warned Calais rest area closures could compromise driver safety

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.

Stiffer laws in force for drivers caught using mobiles

Stiffer laws in force for drivers caught using mobiles

The penalties for using a hand-held mobile phone while driving have increased across England, Scotland and Wales to six points on your licence and a £200 fine

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  • Truckers are as important as doctors and nurses!

    13th February 2018

    It was a pleasure to return to Chippenham Pit Stop to present the Managing Director David Hatherell with the Truckstop of the Year trophy. It is a wholly worthy winner. If you want to nominate a truckstop for the 2018…

  • First of a kind….

    13th February 2018

    West Bromwich Scania Dealer Keltruck has take delivery of the first XT model of the New Generation Scania Range. The truck is an XT R500 6×2 tag axle tractor unit which is now available for demonstration purposes for prospective customers.…

  • Automatic for the people

    13th February 2018

    Used car specialists The Car People has taken delivery of two new Volvo trucks, both fitted with custom-built car transporter bodies by Belle Transporters The larger of the two Volvos is an FM11.330 with an 11-litre engine and I-Shift automated…

  • Neglected roads cost millions and need urgent investment

    13th February 2018

    The Road Haulage Association is supporting the RAC report that links vehicle breakdowns to potholes. RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said: “Pothole-related breakdowns are bad news for all road users. However, the cost to road hauliers in particular is considerable.…

  • Volvo TAL ticks the boxes!

    13th February 2018

    Agri Environmental specialists, Dampney’s Ltd. has recently put its first two Volvo trucks into operation with Wayne Bryant, Transport Solutions Executive at Wales and West Truck and Bus Ltd, Avonmouth, supplying the FMX11.410 8×4 rigids. The trucks were amongst the…