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Top 5 UK truck stops Best Of 2 weeks ago

Top 5 UK truck stops

With truck drivers always being on the road, they need great places to stop. Unfortunately some places are lacking in facilities, but there are also some amazing places to stop in the UK. Here we have a look at the top 5 truck stops in the UK for you to stop at on your next job.
Feature 1 month ago

More than a Mercedes 814

In ‘more than a’, we look at ordinary vehicles that have been converted into something extraordinary. Here we catch up with Dean from House Box, a restoration and conversion company based on the edge of Glastonbury, Somerset to see what they did with a Mercedes 814.
Britcom’s Expansion Plans Hit New Heights News 1 month ago

Britcom’s Expansion Plans Hit New Heights

Britcom’s latest expansion plans incorporating a new 6 bay workshop are starting to take shape with the steel framework now being erected, at their 14 acre site in Market Weighton, East Yorkshire.
P -Are your trucks COVID-19 safe? Advice 2 months ago

Are your trucks COVID-19 safe?

Following new guidelines published by the UK Government, haulage operators will need to conduct a COVID-19 risk assessment. Read more for the details of what this means for your business…
Eddie Stobart CC kenjonbro Guide 4 months ago

How to name an Eddie Stobart after someone

How can you name an Eddie Stobart truck after someone you love? This article explores the process of naming an Eddie Stobart truck, and if you can really give one a name of your choosing.
Eddie Stobart  CC: eastleighbusman Best Of 4 months ago

Our top 10 favourite Eddie Stobart names

Eddie Stobart is one of the UK’s most renowned supply chain companies, operating over 2,700 vehicles throughout the UK and Europe. However, the logistics giant is perhaps even better known for providing each and every one of their trucks with a name. Here we dive into 10 of our favourite Eddie Stobart names, and why we like them so much.
Our guide to ULEZ Advice 5 months ago

Auto Trader Trucks guide to ULEZ

Londoners knew it was on the cards for a long time – then last year it arrived early. Now, the world’s first ULEZ, or Ultra-Low Emission Zone, marks its first birthday in April 2020. The scheme, which is designed to reduce carbon emissions and air pollution levels in the UK capital has affected both personal and commercial transport across the city of London. Here’s what you need to know...
Guide 7 months ago

Can you Drive a 7.5-tonne Truck on a Car Licence?

There are different requirements for driving a 7.5-tonne truck, which depend on when the licence-holder got their licence. Driving licence entitlements have changed over the years, so some people who have been driving for longer may be able to drive larger vehicles without having to get a separate licence. If you want to find out more about the requirements and whether you need to apply for a new licence category, keep reading this guide from Auto Trader Trucks.
Guide 7 months ago

Driving a 7.5-tonne Truck: Which Licence Is Needed?

Having the correct licence to drive a truck is essential. With the right licence, you can legally drive the vehicle that you're interested in and either work for yourself or find work with other companies. Read our gudie to driving a 7.5-tonne truck to learn more...
Guide 8 months ago

Find Out Which Licence You Need To Drive A Lorry Or Bus

Do you love the idea of spending your life behind the wheel of a large vehicle like a lorry or a bus? There is a high level of demand right now for individuals who can fill this position. If this idea interests you, it’s important to be aware of the license that you will require. Specifically, you will need a CPC.
Advice 8 months ago

Winter Preparations for Your HGV

It's essential to take extra steps in the winter months to care for your HGV and drive safely at all times. Auto Trader Trucks has some useful tips to help you get ready for driving your HGV in the winter.
Advice 8 months ago

9 Checks To Get Your Truck Winter Ready

Driving your truck in the winter can be tough. However, if you are well prepared, you can face all of the challenges of being on the road when the weather takes a turn. That’s why we’ve gathered some top tips to help you prepare your truck for the season.
Advice 8 months ago

10 Tips for Safe Winter Truck Driving

The roads can be rough during the winter. You don't need to put your truck away but there are some smart things you can do to stay safe while you're driving. Auto Trader Trucks has gathered some tips to help you stay safe this winter...
Where can I see the Coca-Cola truck in 2019? News 8 months ago

Where can I see the Coca-Cola truck in 2019?

It’s that time of year again. It’s getting dark earlier, you need to wrap up warm and everyone’s favourite truck is almost back. Read more to find out where you can spot the Coca-Cola truck in 2019...
Ban On 10+ Year Old Tyres Advice 9 months ago

Ban On 10+ Year Old Tyres Could Be Launched Soon

Tyres older than 10 years could be banned under new legislation being considered by the Government, in an attempt to improve safety on our roads. Read about how this could affect you here...