Why Is Sleep Important For Long Haul Drivers?

Why Is Sleep Important For Long Haul Drivers?

As a truck driver, long haul journeys are often part of your job. But, while you may be an experienced driver taking on regular trips there are a few additional things to consider when driving an extended journey such as getting enough sleep. Getting enough shut eye is not only important for your own safety…

Three Reasons Why Fleet Maintenance is so Important

Three Reasons Why Fleet Maintenance is so Important

If you rely on a fleet of vehicles then keeping them well maintained is essential for many reasons. When it comes to delivering stock on time of logistical matters, you need vehicles that won’t let you down and with ongoing maintenance, you can avoid long-term problems that could set your business back. Here are three…

How to Safely Drive Your Truck This Winter

How to Safely Drive Your Truck This Winter

With the British winter approaching, we can expect to see more cold weather and plenty of rain. This makes driving conditions more dangerous, particularly in extreme conditions such as ice and snow. You may experience more breakdowns and road accidents due to lack of preparation for the weather. As an HGV driver, you can take…

What to Do If Your Brakes Fail While Driving

What to Do If Your Brakes Fail While Driving

No one wants to deal with brake failure, but it does happen and you should know what to do if your vehicle’s brakes go out when you are driving. Knowledge can prevent some very serious accidents, so you need to know these things. When Brakes Fail in a Regular Vehicle It can be terrifying to…

How to Maintain Your Truck During the Summer

How to Maintain Your Truck During the Summer

Hot weather can cause costly damage to your truck if you’re not prepared, so it’s important to know what to do when the temperatures rise. Truck maintenance is important all year round and the right plan will protect your vehicles and keep drivers comfortable and cool.   Hot and dry summer weather can put extra…

When Should You Opt for Vehicle Body Repair?

When Should You Opt for Vehicle Body Repair?

Accidents happen and when they do, your lorry or other type of vehicle may end up with some damage to the body. What many people wonder is whether or not they really need body repair on their vehicle. Is it just another expense that isn’t necessary? Or should you immediately fix the problem, even if…

When Should You Replace Fleet Vehicles?

When Should You Replace Fleet Vehicles?

No matter what industry you’re in if you rely on a fleet of vehicles big or small then it’s essential that they remain in good condition. However, with the number of miles they do each year and general wear and tear, there comes a time when you will need to replace your trucks with something…

What is a Vehicle Diagnostic Test?

What is a Vehicle Diagnostic Test?

Regular checkups and ongoing maintenance are essential for keeping your commercial vehicles running smoothly. Sometimes, trucks will show obvious signs of repair and in that case, you can quickly arrange a trip to the garage. However, often warning lights will appear or unusual problems will make it difficult to understand the root cause of the…

Why is Vehicle Air Conditioning Important?

Why is Vehicle Air Conditioning Important?

The heating and cooling system within a vehicle does more than just keeping you at a comfortable temperature, although that’s important too! Without a good working system, keeping your windows clear will be almost impossible and blocked vents could prevent fresh, clean air from circulating the vehicle. That’s why you must keep on top of…