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HGV Hire Drivers Tax Changes April 2020

HGV Hire Drivers Tax Change April 2020

HGV hire drivers Tax changes 2020 for Haulage Companies, HGV Hire drivers who are not on a haulage companies payroll are to be introduced from April 2020, truck drivers who are working for your haulage company via there own personal company name, or as an independent self employed driver the tax changes could apply.

Tax changes to watch out for !

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British Haulage Brexit Preparation

British Haulage Brexit Preparation

Firstly the outcome of Brexit is Britain has now left the European Union so operators now need to prepare measures to comply with regulations between Britain and the European Union, British Haulage Brexit Preparation!

A transition period will be in place until at least the 31st December 2020, keeping the UK inside the single market and customs Union.

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Dickies Antrim Safety Boots for Truck Drivers

Dickies Antrim Safety Boots

Dickies Antrim Safety Boots

Protective footwear is an essential part of a our attire. However, for some people, it is not an option but a necessity. Many people spend their entire day covering long distances on the road or stand all day long as a part of their job.

For working people, having a comfortable pair of safety boots is the best choice. Besides choice, for many working environments like yards, farms, construction sites, you are not allowed to work without these boots. The boots protect your feet from injuries, and they also protect the soles of your foot from any screws, shattered glass, or nails.

Having all these conditions in mind, wearing good quality safety boots is always a wise choice. The right pair of boots not only protect your feet all day long but also provides comfort in walking around.

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Eddie Stobart last minute Rescue

Eddie Stobart Last Minute Rescue

Eddie Stobart Last Minute Rescue – The shareholders of Eddie Stobart Logistics have approved a late rescue plan for the truck company, fending off the possible collapse of the haulage Company.

DBay Advisors One of Eddie Stobarts biggest Shareholders will lend the Company £55m through high-interest bonds and assume control of the Truck haulier.

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Nights Out in a Truck Tramping Essentials

Nights Out in a Truck British Trucking

Truck Driving comes in all shapes and forms but from time to time you may be expected to do nights out in a truck, so what do you need to take to work with you to be prepared for stopping out in your truck, below I have listed some Truck tramping essentials.

Firstly lets look at what the truck itself will provide for you when spending a night in your truck.

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Nights Out In a truck can be at a service area or parked up in a lay-by so be prepared
  • Night heater – providing truck drivers with a controllable temperature especially handy during Winter months.
  • Power Supply Ports – 24v/12v power supply points for powering devices and items you may require during your night out.
  • Bunk – A sleeper cab is fitted with a bed area and generally comes with a mattress for comfort.
  • Fridge – Most modern trucks are fitted with a fridge compartment for keeping food fresh
  • Lighting – Interior lighting is essential for nights out and modern trucks even have ambient lighting for your comfort.
  • Radio – The radio/CD Player is a way of entertaining yourself during a night out and also keep updated with news and traffic reports.
  • Curtains – Sleeper cabs are fitted with curtains that pull around the side and front windscreen so you can have privacy within the cab area.
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Best Trucking Companies for New Truck Drivers

Best Trucking Companies for New Truck Drivers

Firstly it always daunting when you first pass your HGV Driving test, you have the license and your ready to start your career as truck driver so which are the best trucking companies for new truck drivers and what should you look out for.

Obtaining your HGV license has been grueling but you did it and are now able to look for a job driving a truck, but as with any career you find yourself in a difficult position.

Plenty of job adverts to apply for but they all say minimum of 12 months experience or in some cases longer than that, so how do you get experience to be able to apply?

There are a number of ways which you can gain driving experience and I will list some of them below.

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How to Fix Truck Sat Nav to Dashboard

How to Fix Truck Sat Nav to Dashboard

Firstly a truck sat nav is an essential device for modern day trucking, used in conjunction with a map and route planning it can aid the driver to navigate to a destination safely, a sat nav comes with a windscreen mount so why would you need to now how to fix your truck sat nav to the dashboard?

Recently the DVSA have had a surge on items obstructing your view by means of windscreen mounted devices, Truck sat navs can be as large as 9 inches wide so it is understandable that the DVSA are concerned that filling your windscreen with items such as a Sat Nav, Dash Cam, Phone Holder, Drinks Holder could easily be a recipe for disaster.

Fixing a truck sat Nav to your dashboard can be a very straight-forward thing to achieve and there are some great products available to help you do this.

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