MAN is a German automotive company that has been manufacturing high-quality heavy goods vehicles (HGV) trucks for over a century. Since its inception in 1758, MAN has grown into one of the largest manufacturers of commercial vehicles in the world, with a strong presence in the UK market. MAN Trucks
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Lorry drivers across the UK are facing difficult conditions, as the Road Haulage Association (RHA) Campaign for better HGV Driver Facilities has recently brought to light. It seems that many truck parking and welfare facilities are inadequate, forcing drivers to park overnight in laybys without access to toilets or showers.
The DVSA HGV inspection manual has been updated to include new guidance on how the DVSA categorises vehicle defects at roadside checks. The revisions were brought into effect from 1 May 2022 and all drivers are advised that they should prepare their vehicles accordingly, as well as ensure a thorough
Truckfest 2022 is coming to a town near you! If you love trucks, this is the show for you. With displays of all shapes and sizes, plus thrilling rides and amazing stunts, Truckfest has something for everyone. This is your chance to see the biggest, baddest trucks in the UK
The ongoing Russian-Ukrainian war has caused havoc on more than just the political stage. The oil prices have reached a price of more than $100 a barrel for the first time since 2014, and this is reflected in the fuel prices at the pumps. In some parts of the UK,
Changes to the Highway Code in the UK come into force from the 29th January 2022, the new changes will have a large impact on truck drivers across Britain as they will be deemed to be the most dangerous vehicles on the road. Government Safety Changes To The Highway Code
The UK government has paused its rollout of smart motorways until 5 years of safety data is available. The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has welcomed the Transport Committee’s report, which endorsed its focus on further upgrading the safety of existing ALR smart motorways rather than reinstating the hard shoulder.
The haulage industry is always looking for ways to make their jobs easier. Driverless trucks may be the answer. The Department of Transport issued a statement in April 2021 that the public could see driverless vehicles on the motorways towards the end of the year, sparking a debate about what
The UK government is outlining a plan to relax EU cabotage rules in an effort to boost the countries supply chain, consultation starting on the proposal on the 14th October. We take a look at what this means and the impact it could have on UK hauliers.