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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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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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 – 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 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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Truck driving during winter months can be a daunting time for a truck driver, keeping dry and warm is the most important task and will make your working day much more enjoyable, finding the best waterproof clothing for your truck driving day obviously depends on your job role.
Below are some examples of the best waterproof clothing options to keep you dry and warm.
There is nothing worse than being in damp clothes all day or your socks getting wet because your boots were not adequate enough for your job.
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British roads are in need of major repair and with another poor Winter predicted Richard Burnett Chief Executive of the RHA (Road Haulage Association) says Cash needed for British Roads must come now.
Richard Burnett welcomed that Philip Hammond (Chancellor of the Exchequer) recognises that the UK road network is in desperate need of a cash injection and the intention to earmark a total of 30 billion pounds for motorways and other major road improvements.
This includes £420 million for fixing potholes to be made available immediately.
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There are many products available if you are Scania Truck Driver and Scania Merchandise can make you and your truck look really cool.
Scania trucks have a great range of vehicles so if your driving any of the following there is sure to be some great trucking products to meet your needs.
Firstly lets list the most popular trucks in the Scania Range.
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High Vis Coats for Trucking
Firstly truck driving involves making deliveries early in a morning, during the day or at night, Hi vis clothing is essential to ensure safety by being seen by other road users or site workers, during winter months keeping warm is also important so here are my Top 10 High Vis coats for trucking.
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Fuel Duty Freeze welcomed by the Industry
British Trucking welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement that fuel duty will be frozen for another year the fuel duty freeze will be great news for all British Hauliers.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer suggested In September 2018 that the fuel duty freeze has been associated with lost revenue of approximately £46 billion over the 8 years since the first freeze in 2011.
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