Firstly as we know working in warm weather can make it very uncomfortable for your feet, finding a good pair of Lightweight work boots is important!
Lorry Drivers have many duties to carry out during a working day, driving a truck is only a part of these duties so finding the correct footwear can make a big difference to your comfort and well-being.
Truck drivers who have to spend nights out in the cab need a perfect solution to cooking a meal, especially if they cannot park in a services area and have to park up for the night in a lay-by on the side of the road, having the best camping stove for making a meal is crucial to be able to eat healthily and have a proper meal each day.
How many times have we tried to make it to a service area! ran out of Tacho time and been forced to park your truck for the night in a lay-by, there is no reason why you can’t cook yourself a great meal and eat healthily.
British Trucking Best Camping Stove for truck drivers has to be the Campinggaz Chef folding Compact Stove which incorporates 2 burners, and a grill which folds up neatly into a perfect carry case for storing easily in your truck.
Firstly finding the Best Truck charger for all your devices can be a daunting process, In this article I will show you the CHGeek Cup Charger my best choice for powering your devices an all in one compact power unit.
The TomTom Go Professional Truck Sat Nav is my First Choice option for large vehicle navigation providing the most efficient GPS System for safety and ease of use.
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Firstly lets imagine truck driving on roads in the 21st century without the aid of a Truck Sat Nav, it would be a very daunting way to drive a large vehicle with any kind of safety to yourself, your vehicle or other road users.
Many older work colleagues will undoubtedly harp on about back in there day it was easy to get from A to B by simply using a map book, on modern roads it is essential to have three things to help you navigate a large vehicle to reach a destination safely and in good time.
Dedicated Truck Sat Nav
Road Atlas or street map
A dedicated Truck Sat Nav is a tool for truck drivers to navigate roads safely, the sat nav will have options that you can customise for use with your vehicle by entering information Height, Width, Length and Weight .
The road atlas or street map book is also important to have with you it will help you to determine terrain and obstacles you may encounter on your journey such as mountainous areas allowing you to navigate in some cases a better route, also if you have a Sat Nav failure such as a lead break you have a back up option to reach your destination.
Common Sense is essential as many things can change on your journey such as diversions, roads closed and more, a Truck Sat Nav will navigate you via its maps but concentrating on the road is important making sure you follow road signs correctly (don’t rely 100% on your Sat Nav stay in control)
Truck driving particularly in summer months gives drivers a big dilemma when it comes to keeping food and drink cold, choosing the best cool box for your truck is important and sometimes bigger is not necessarily better!
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.
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.
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.