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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…
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...
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...
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...
How do I become a truck driver?	Advice 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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...
4 ways to sell your trucks fast... Advice 1 year 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.
How should you prepare your truck before selling it? Advice 1 year ago

How should you 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...
What's the Difference Between a Truck and a Lorry? Advice 1 year 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?
Truck finance: Leasing vs buying Advice 1 year 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 almost there. In this article, we’ll set out the pros and cons of each option and help you towards that final decision...
How truck finance can grow your business Advice 1 year 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. We are here to explain your options…
New ULEZ pollution charge launches in London Advice 1 year 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.