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Cyclist Safety: HGV Operators Installing System from SM UK
Anyone involved in managing or carrying out haulage work should constantly be looking for ways to improve safety. There are some basic human concerns, of course, as collisions cause stress to all involved, and can cause serious injuries and even fatalities. ...
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Posted by Desiree Michels in Automotive, Trucks
Looks Like We Got Us a Convoy: HGV Platooning Trial is Go!
The term ‘truck platooning’ refers to a number of haulage vehicles, equipped with high-tech driving aid systems, closely following each other. Driven by smart technology, with their onboard computers in constant communication, predictions are that this ...
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Posted by Desiree Michels in Automotive, Trucks
HGV Platooning Trials Take to the Roads in 2019
For those making a living in any sector of the transport industry, keeping abreast of technology and infrastructure advances is a vital part of staying relevant and profitable in a challenging environment. The word on a lot of industry lips at the moment ...
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Posted by Desiree Michels in Automotive, Classics
Don’t Drive ‘Til You Drop: HGV Hours on the Road
Long days can turn into even longer nights for HGV drivers, and it can be tricky to keep track of the how much you’ve worked and the amount of rest you’ve taken between each shift while you’re out there doing delivery work. Anyone who ...
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Posted by Desiree Michels in Automotive, Classics
HGV Driving Careers: What Are Your Options?
If you’ve recently secured your HGV licence and want to start looking for jobs in the haulage work industry, you’ve probably been considering the various career options that could be available to you. Some types of haulier jobs are difficult to ...
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Posted by Desiree Michels in Automotive, Classics
Get the Show on the Road at the Model HGV Show
October is a month for indulging in the things you loved as a child. Pretending to be someone you are not and dressing up in costume, stepping on crisp leaves just to hear the satisfying crunch, indulging in sweets and using Halloween as an excuse… and ...
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Posted by Desiree Michels in Travel, Travel and Leisure
What Kind of HGV License is Right for You?
Are you looking for a new job? Perhaps you’re considering a career change? If you enjoy the freedom of being out on the road, becoming a professional driver is a great way to build a sustainable career and earn good money at the same time. When ...
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Posted by Desiree Michels in Business, Business Opportunities
Keep on Trucking: Addressing the UK’s HGV Driver Shortage
A sobering reality all UK haulage companies are aware of is the current heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver shortage. A lack of qualified, licensed hauliers is taking its toll and, haulage companies are finding it more difficult to deliver the quality high ...
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Posted by Desiree Michels in Business, Business Ideas
More Tax Breaks for Cleaner HGVs on the Roads
The UK government has signalled a tax overhaul for the HGV industry to be implemented by February 2019. This will see environmentally-friendly HGVs rewarded and older models punished. These reforms will be made through the Heavy Goods Levy to ensure that all ...
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Posted by Desiree Michels in Business, Business Ideas
Tougher Testing for HGVs on the Horizon
The Driver and Vehicles Standards Agency(DVSA) testing service has a big impact on anyone doing delivery work. But last month a spokesperson for the Freight Transport Association claimed that it is no longer fulfilling its purpose. In light of the Freight ...
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Posted by Desiree Michels in Business, Business Ideas
Tesla HGV: Is This the Future?
You probably remember the buzz around Tesla last autumn, which is when the company announced its prototype electric heavy goods vehicle that would make delivery work more environmentally friendly. With production beginning in 2019 and many UK haulage ...
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Posted by Desiree Michels in Automotive, Trucks
TfL’s Clear Vision for HGVs in London
Transport for London (TfL) has recently proposed a new rating system in order to categorise heavy goods vehicle drivers' direct line of sight from inside the cab.As part of the development of theVision Zero approach for London's roads, the Direct Vision ...
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Posted by Desiree Michels in Business, International Business
Your HGV Licence Goes Digital
I’ve been looking with interest at the recent announcement that trials of using a digital driving licence are set to begin in the UK. The DVLA have been busy developing an electronic version with the aim of providing an easier, quicker and more secure ...
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Safety Tips for Novice HGV Drivers
Manoeuvring a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) is very different to commuting in your family car. I don’t doubt that you’re a competent driver, but if you’ve recently joined the haulage industry or are considering becoming a forwarder, you might ...
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Posted by Desiree Michels in Automotive, Trucks
Getting More Girls on the Road in HGVs
To all the women out there, this one’s for you! While I know the haulage industry is a heavily male dominated field and you might not have considered becoming an HGV driver before, don’t overlook haulage work as a career. In fact, you could be ...
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Posted by Desiree Michels in Automotive, Trucks