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Guide 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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...
Review 5 months ago

Scania P Series review

As a multi-axle rigid the Scania P-series has no equal; lightweight, desirable and a willing workhorse.
How do I become a truck driver?	Advice 5 months ago

How do I become a truck driver?

If you're looking to drive trucks or HGVs, then you're in luck. The UK haulage industry employs more than 2.5 million people and is the fifth largest sector in the UK. There are more than 493,000 commercial vehicles weighing over 3.5 tonnes in the country, providing ample employment opportunities.
How to write a truck advert… Advice 6 months ago

How to write a truck advert…

A good advert can help to sell your truck faster and for more money, so it's important you write your advert as well as possible. Pictures are very important, but so is the text and description of your advert. Here's our guide to help you write the perfect advert...
How to prepare your truck before selling it… Advice 6 months ago

How to prepare your truck before selling it…

A clean and tidy truck isn't just easier to sell, it gives a buyer less chance to haggle. Preparing your truck for a sale is an important investment in time and quite possibly money. This will help you sell your truck more quickly, and may also mean you get more money for it. Here’s our guide of how to do so...
Guide to Truck Driver CPC Training Guide 6 months ago

Guide to Truck Driver CPC Training

If you want to drive a truck, bus or coach commercially then you’ll need to obtain a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence or Driver CPC. If you already own one, then it’s also important to remember that there are deadlines for your renewal and you’ll need to undergo 35 hours of periodic training over a course of 5 years before you can continue to use the vehicle.
4 ways to sell your trucks fast... Advice 6 months ago

4 ways to sell your trucks fast...

Are you sitting on a wad of cash without even knowing? We don’t want you to miss out, so we’ve created some top tips on how to make money from your old trucks.