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What's the Difference Between a Truck and a Lorry? Advice 6 days ago

What's the Difference Between a Truck and a Lorry?

In the United Kingdom, we often use both the words truck and lorry when talking about heavy goods vehicles (HGV), but are there any differences that we should be concerned about when it comes to insurance?
Mercedes-Benz Arocs review Review 1 week ago

Mercedes-Benz Arocs review

When most people think of the Mercedes-Benz heavy truck range, the Actros immediately springs to mind. Over the last few years, however, the company has been intensifying its multi-wheeler offering. We give you the lowdown on why the Arocs is perfect for operators looking for a 2-, 3- or 4-axled rigid, or a specialist tractor unit.
4 Ways to Keep the Cost of Your Fleet Down Feature 2 weeks ago

4 Ways to Keep the Cost of Your Fleet Down

Regardless of what business you operate or are a part of, the balancing between safer business practices and the associated costs can be difficult. In the haulage industry, there’s often a divide between managing your fleet to ensure that it is safe and trying to keep costs low so that it doesn’t cost you more than your business can afford.
Biffa boost their Mercedes-Benz Econic fleet News 3 weeks ago

Biffa boost their Mercedes-Benz Econic fleet

Integrated waste management and recycling leader, Biffa, has recently added another 43 Mercedes-Benz Econic trucks to their fleet. This includes its first skip loaders and hook loaders.
Feature 4 weeks ago

This Truck Was “Born To Run”

What would you expect Bruce Springsteen and trucks to have in common? To be honest, this isn’t a question we had ever thought of asking. That all changed when we set eyes on Ralf Ekdahl's Mercedes-Benz truck.
DAF CF Review Review 1 month ago

DAF CF review

From a simple specification designed for fleet purchases, the DAF CF tractor unit has built a reputation as a hardworking, versatile truck suitable for all sectors of road haulage.
Guide 1 month ago

Manufacturer Approved Explained

Choosing which Truck to buy can be a complicated experience - there are so many different pros and cons, not to mention a wide range of prices which influence your purchasing decision. Manufacturer Approved flagging on Autotrader aims to provide clarity of choice and help you pick the right vehicle for your needs.
Truck finance: Leasing vs buying Advice 1 month ago

Truck finance: Leasing vs buying

If you need a new truck for your business and you’ve decided that truck finance is the way to go, you’re halfway there. All that remains is to decide whether to lease or buy your truck. In this article, we’ll set out the pros and cons of each option and help you towards that final decision by outlining the main features of each option.
How truck finance can grow your business Advice 1 month ago

How truck finance can grow your business

If you’re looking to grow your business, there’s every chance that some form of external finance might come into the equation. Whereas your options were once pretty much limited to a generic business loan from the bank, you can now get specific funding tailored to a whole range of requirements – and truck finance is a perfect example of this.
New ULEZ pollution charge launches in London Advice 2 months ago

New ULEZ pollution charge launches in London

The Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has come into force in central London from Monday 8th April, with around 40,000 vehicles a day expected to be affected by the new charge.
How To Cut The Cost Of Your Truck Insurance Advice 2 months ago

7 Ways To Cut The Cost Of Your Truck Insurance

Obtaining specific HGV insurance can be expensive and time consuming, but thankfully, there are a number of ideas that can help to keep costs as reasonable as possible. Here are a few possible ideas you might want to try.
What Is Truck Insurance And What Can It Cover? Advice 2 months ago

What Is Truck Insurance And What Can It Cover?

If you own or use a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) or large goods vehicle (LGV) then you may be interested in a Truck or Haulage insurance policy that can cover you for both business and individual use.
An Auto Trader Trucks Guide to Truck Insurance Advice 2 months ago

An Auto Trader Trucks Guide to Truck Insurance

If you own a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) and you’re looking to use it for business or personal reasons, then you’re required to take out an insurance policy in order to legally be able to drive it on public roads. However, seeking the appropriate insurance policy can be difficult if you’re unsure what type of cover you need, but this guide hopes to help clear things up for you so that you can make an informed decision when purchasing your cover policy.
Iveco Stralis review Review 3 months ago

Iveco Stralis review

Heralded by Iveco as ‘the most technologically advanced vehicle available’, Stralis stuttered through its infancy before eventually catching up with its competitors with improved build quality and better reliability.
5 Reasons To Become A Truck Driver Advice 3 months ago

5 Reasons To Become A Truck Driver

Looking for a new career? Have you ever considered being a truck driver? When you consider the number of companies out there that require people to be on the road, you can pretty much guarantee that you will never be out of a job if you train as a truck driver. Not only is it a far cry from the standard 9-5 routine, but it’s also a career that gives you a level of control that you can’t find with many other positions.