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Government Allocate £200million to repair British Roads

Repair British Roads

The government has announced an allocation of £201million by the Department of Transport to councils to repair British Roads.

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced the allocation of an extra £50million for councils to repair potholes and flood prevention, as well as £151million for resurfacing longer stretches of roads.

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Driving Sunglasses for Truck Drivers

Driving Sunglasses for Truck Drivers

Firstly Driving a truck in bright sunshine can be very challenging, driving sunglasses for truck drivers are an essential piece of equipment within the drivers cab.

A large vehicle needs to be controlled safely on the roads so being blinded by the sun could easily cause an accident by the driver losing full vision of the road ahead.

A good pair of driving sunglasses will make driving a truck not only safer but much more comfortable for the driver.

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Best Books for New HGV Drivers

Best Books for New HGV Drivers

Firstly new HGV Drivers are confronted with many things they need to know such as rules, regulations and test studies, to be able to pass a driving theory or practical test it is always a good idea to be one step ahead of the game, Below is a selection of the best books for New HGV Drivers which will help you achieve your license.

Best Books for New HGV  Drivers
Best Books for New HGV Drivers

Books are a great reference point even for experienced drivers, maybe you have a CPC course to complete or simply just want to improve your knowledge of all the up to date requirements.

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HGV C02 Emissions to be cut by 30% by 2030

HGV C02 emmissions

The European Union has announced that it is taking steps to reduce CO2 emissions of HGV’s.

The provisional deal has been agreed upon by the Romanian presidency of the Council as well as European Parliament representatives.

The EU’s new rules will make sure that between 2025 and 2029, all new trucks will emit around 15% less CO2 compared to 2019 emission levels.

HGV C02 Emissions
HGV C02 Emissions to be cut by 30% by 2030
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HGV Defect Books Vehicle check sheet UK

HGV Defect Books Vehicle check sheet UK

Firstly HGV defect books or commonly known as a vehicle check sheet is an essential item that is kept in your vehicle allowing you to go through a process each day before starting your journey on the road.

The HGV defect book has a checklist for you to follow at the start of your shift which you can use in conjunction with your walk around vehicle inspection.

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Cheap Truck Sat Navs working on a budget

Cheap truck sat navs working on a budget British Trucking

Firstly Truck sat navs cheap or expensive have to meet the required standards to be sold for the purpose which they were designed, cheap truck sat navs will still get you to your destination and provide you with a GPS system for your truck.

Cheaper Sat Navs may not have all the bells and whistles that a more expensive option would give you but are still a great option if you are working on a budget, maybe you are just starting out or truck driving for a limited period of time, in which case a cheap truck sat nav would be a great option to get you started.

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Best Snow Shovel for Trucks

best snow shovel for trucks

Why keep a Snow Shovel in your Truck

Snow Shovel’s are an important tool to keep in your truck throughout the Winter months, many drivers have been caught out by snow, especially long distance drivers who thought the weather was fine when leaving the yard only to find the weather deteriorate as they head to there destination, severe weather can be localized, so which is the best snow shovel for trucks?

Choosing The Best Snow Shovel

Choosing a snow shovel depends on the truck that you drive, although the shovel itself does the same job they come in all shapes and sizes.

Firstly determine where you are going to store the shovel and how much space it will take up, If you have a flatbed truck you may be able to mount a substantial shovel on the front board, If you drive a tanker then it may need to go into the cab so in this case size is important!

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Best head torch for truck drivers – Pathfinder 21 LED

Best head torch for truck drivers British Trucking

Best head torch for truck drivers – Truck driving is a job we all love when your out on the open road driving your truck to deliver your load to places across the UK, but many people don’t see you getting to work really early in a morning in the dark, checking your vehicle and load for safety sometimes in bad weather! this is why a truck driver needs a really good quality head torch keeping your hands free to complete your duties but also being able to negotiate yourself safely around your work place.

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Custom Neon Truck Signs UK Truckers

custom Neon Truck Signs

Custom neon truck signs really make your trucks look great giving a distinctive look to your cab, not only are they a stylish truck decoration but also it is thought that the neon glow in your cab can help prevent tiredness when driving at night.

Custom Neon truck signs are available for almost all makes of truck and come in different colours to enhance your trucks colour scheme.

Below are some of my favorite custom neon truck signs for your trucks decoration.

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