How to Become a Better Truck Driver

How to Become a Better Truck Driver

There is no doubt that the role of a truck driver is extremely difficult, mainly because it demands drivers to operate heavy vehicles whilst focusing on the road for long periods of time. Even if you are a truck driver, you should be always looking for ways to improve. Taking your eye off the ball…

Important Tools For Truck Maintenance

Important Tools For Truck Maintenance

Maintaining a vehicle can be a difficult task, with all manner of potential problems occurring with the various components of a car, van or truck. Truck maintenance in particular can prove tricky due to the size of the vehicle and specialist knowledge required to properly carry out repairs. One of the most important considerations for…

Key Signs Your HGV’s Air Conditioning Is Failing

Key Signs Your HGV’s Air Conditioning Is Failing

There are several vital signs that your HGV’s air conditioning system is failing and many of them are relatively straightforward to spot. In this article, we take a closer look at some of the key signs to watch out for, should you believe your HVAC system may be losing its power. No Air Flow The…

How To Lower Your Truck Fleet’s Fuel Consumption

How To Lower Your Truck Fleet’s Fuel Consumption

One of the biggest expenditures when running a fleet of trucks is fuel. Operating vehicles that consume a lot of petrol or diesel mean the costs can become quite high. This means it’s important to try to keep these costs as low as possible by taking measures to lower your fuel consumption. As fuel prices…

How to Attract and Retain Truck Drivers For Your Fleet

How to Attract and Retain Truck Drivers For Your Fleet

Fleet managers have seen a decrease in truck drivers over the past few years meaning they’ve had to work much harder to attract and retain drivers for their fleet. There are currently 150,000 unfilled truck driver positions across Europe and that number continues to rise. But how can you ensure that your truck driver’s stick…

A Pre-Departure Checklist For Commercial Trucks

A Pre-Departure Checklist For Commercial Trucks

When driving big commercial trucks over long distances, there’s a lot that can go wrong. It’s important to ensure you take all the necessary precautions to ensure that your fleet of trucks is safe and ready for the road. Here is a checklist to complete before every journey: Check your brakes Your brakes are very…

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…