Posted on Leave a comment

Best Camping Stove for Truck Drivers

Best Camping Stove

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.

In a Hurry? Check out the Campinggaz Folding Stove here

Continue reading Best Camping Stove for Truck Drivers
Posted on Leave a comment

Best Truck Charger SatNav Phone DashCam

Best Truck Charger British Trucking

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.

In a Hurry? Check out the CHGeek Cup Charger 12v / 24v

Continue reading Best Truck Charger SatNav Phone DashCam
Posted on Leave a comment

TomTom Go Professional Truck Sat Nav GPS

TomTom Go Professional truck sat nav

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.

In a Hurry? Check Out The TomTom Go Professional – View Product

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
  • Common Sense
  1. 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 .
  2. 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.
  3. 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)
Continue reading TomTom Go Professional Truck Sat Nav GPS
Posted on Leave a comment

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.

Continue reading Government Allocate £200million to repair British Roads
Posted on Leave a comment

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.

Continue reading Driving Sunglasses for Truck Drivers
Posted on Leave a comment

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.

Continue reading Best Books for New HGV Drivers
Posted on Leave a comment

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
Continue reading HGV C02 Emissions to be cut by 30% by 2030
Posted on Leave a comment

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.

Continue reading HGV Defect Books Vehicle check sheet UK