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  • Ridiculous reasons for stopping on the hard shoulder

    Ridiculous reasons for stopping on the hard shoulder

    22nd July 2014

    A recent report from the Highways Agency has highlighted some truly ridiculous reasons for stopping on the hard shoulder – which is illegal if not for an emergency – including stopping to pick flowers. Agency data shows that between July…

  • Dualla Show 2014

    Dualla Show 2014

    21st July 2014

    A giant hay bale truck has been turning heads just off the M8 in Ireland, advertising the upcoming Dualla Show on Sunday 31st August. This year marks the fourth year of the show, held in Dualla village, centered around a…

  • Truck of the Week

    Truck of the Week

    18th July 2014

    The race for the top spot has been hotting up with our rollover week, meaning even more images in the mix to be crowned the Transport Cafe Truck of the Week. Trucking’s roving snapper has been out and about papping…

  • Oliver Smith Truck Rally in Kent

    Oliver Smith Truck Rally in Kent

    18th July 2014

    Truckers in the Kent area will be joinging forces in a big rally for a five-year-old boy with a serious illness. Oliver Smith, from the Isle of Sheppey, is fighting an aggressive type of childhood cancer called Neuroblastoma for which…

  • Trucking down the aisle

    Trucking down the aisle

    16th July 2014

    A trucker from Stamford helped his mother say ‘I do’ last weekend by driving her to her wedding in his Volvo FH. Darryl Lane, who works for David Harrison Haulage, polished up his white lorry ready for the big day…

  • Three years of road works planned for Manchester motorways

    Three years of road works planned for Manchester motorways

    14th July 2014

    A £208 million Highways Agency scheme gets underway today to cut congestion and improve journey times on parts of the M60 and the M62 in Greater Manchester. The scheme, which is said to take three years, will see a 17-mile…

  • Truck of the Week

    Truck of the Week

    4th July 2014

    This week’s winner has no artwork and no unusual load to speak of, but it has captured the attention of the 122k strong Trucking Facebook followers. With 1,516 likes, 165 shares and 13 comments, it was your stand-out favourite amongst…

  • Tour de France 2014: Motorists urged to plan ahead

    Tour de France 2014: Motorists urged to plan ahead

    2nd July 2014

    This Saturday marks the start of the biggest cycling event in the world – the Tour de France. The 2014 event will kick off in Yorkshire, making its way down to Sheffield and then London before heading to France. The…

  • Cornwall Services opens its doors

    Cornwall Services opens its doors

    1st July 2014

    Today is the official opening day of Cornwall Services – the first major service station in the area. Located at the Victoria Interchange junction on the A30, it is less than 10 minutes from Bodmin. The £12.5 million development, employing…

  • Trucker Tucker: The Big Bite Survey

    Trucker Tucker: The Big Bite Survey

    27th June 2014

    Transport Cafe have joined forces with PJM Lorry Park to put together a snazzy survey designed especially for truckers. We want to find out what you think makes a great transport cafe and also what food you would like to…