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  • 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…

  • Truck of the Week

    Truck of the Week

    27th June 2014

    There’s no rest for Trucking mag’s roving snapper, especially when there are trucks to be papped. This week’s offerings have garnered lots of attention from trucking enthusiasts around the globe, but our winner beat them all to take the Transport…

  • RMI donates £100,000 to BEN

    RMI donates £100,000 to BEN

    23rd June 2014

    BEN, the automotive charity that provides care, support and advice to those in the automotive industry, has received a huge donation from the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) totalling £100,000. The donation will be used to support the charity, enabling…

  • A Remedy for Driver Turnover

    A Remedy for Driver Turnover

    20th June 2014

    According to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) the shortage of qualified drivers, now at about 30,000, could swell to nearly four times that by 2016. Currently, only about 17 percent of the driver population is under 35.…

  • Truck of the Week

    Truck of the Week

    20th June 2014

    This week’s race to the top saw a record number of shares on Trucking magazine‘s Facebook page along with another healthy bump in the number of you liking Trucking – now at 114k likes! Our winner was captured by Trucking’s…

  • Save the Best Time of the Day show with Alex Lester

    Save the Best Time of the Day show with Alex Lester

    13th June 2014

    BBC Radio 2’s Alex Lester has been entertaining night-shift workers for well over twenty years, providing a much-needed form of entertainment and interaction in his 2-5am weekday slot. His show, the Best Time of the Day, has a fantastic following,…