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  • Who’s to blame: Is your truck fitted with road surveilance?

    Who’s to blame: Is your truck fitted with road surveilance?

    9th June 2014

    Establishing blame when it comes to a road traffic accident can be a frustrating and drawn-out process. With neither side willing to accept blame for the accident, this can leave the courts in a tricky situation, often leading to the…

  • Truck of the Week

    Truck of the Week

    6th June 2014

    After scouring the multitude of trucks that have been papped by Trucking Magazine’s Dave Humphries over the last week, it is clear through Facebook likes and shares that this ‘two-for-one’ shot is the overall winner! With a whopping 1,185 likes…

  • Trucking All Over the World

    Trucking All Over the World

    6th June 2014

    After the success of last year’s compilation CD: Trucking Songs, Eddie Stobart has pulled together another 58 rock-fuelled tracks that are sure to get you bopping along in your cab. Trucking All Over the World packs the same punch as…

  • Driver CPC training: Have you completed your 35 hours yet?

    Driver CPC training: Have you completed your 35 hours yet?

    5th April 2014

    Do you still have enough time to complete your 35 hours of training for the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)? The September 9th deadline is fast approaching, and with it, the worry that many drivers will not have completed…

  • DPF check now at annual test

    DPF check now at annual test

    23rd January 2014

    Annual tests for commercial vehicles are being tightened up to ensure trucks have an exhaust filter if one had originally been fitted as standard, according to a new statement from the government. Roads minister Robert Goodwill said garages and testing…

  • Live Traffic Info

    Live Traffic Info

    13th January 2014

    For up-to-the-minute traffic information, check out our list of useful sites and twitter handles. Useful sites: Highways Agency Traffic Information – here. Traffic England – here. BBC Travel News – here. Traffic Scotland – here. Traffic Wales – here. Traffic…

  • Traffic Scotland & England Road Reports

    Traffic Scotland & England Road Reports

    13th January 2014

    Transport Cafe visits Traffic Scotland & England to peep into the future. Road traffic is on the increase and traffic jams are with us every day, but what can we do? We can, and do, build more and better roads,…

  • DRIVEN: RENAULT C & K CONSTRUCTION SERIES

    DRIVEN: RENAULT C & K CONSTRUCTION SERIES

    6th January 2014

    Renault Trucks has unveiled its latest chassis aimed at construction. Dubbed C and K, testing included logging work in Cameroon, hauling 120-tonne loads in Oman and heavy mine work in Turkey. Launched earlier, T denotes Renault’s long-distance chassis, while C…