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  • 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,…

  • Truck of the Week

    Truck of the Week

    12th June 2014

    The battle to be Transport Cafe’s Truck of the Week has been filled with tension and anticipation. Trucking Magazine’s Dave Humphries has taken some beautiful shots of the nation’s drivers and their impressive vehicles, and the Trucking Facebook page has…

  • Threat detection

    Threat detection

    10th June 2014

    If you transport high-value assets then you will be aware of the need to protect your load at vulnerable times—when in remote or isolated situations and at night. Trucks are potential targets for criminal organisations, and the higher the value…

  • 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…