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From the latest truck launches from the likes of Scania, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz and DAF, to heart-warming stories  that show why driving a truck for a living is the best job in the world, Truckanddriver.co.uk has it all. We also bring you the latest changes to the rules and regulations that affect you on (and off) the road – and, of course, all the latest developments from the best truck festival in Britain – Convoy in the Park.

Convoy in the Park show truck winners announced

The winners of the 25 show truck categories at Convoy in the Park have been announced, with Coles & Sons taking the ‘best in show’ award. Convoy in the Park, which took place at Donington Park last weekend (22-23 July), had more than 1000 trucks attend. In addition to the 25 categories, there was a special ‘spirit of the show’ …

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Call for extra security at Calais after truck hijack incident

Hauliers are being warned to be extra vigilant after a HGV driver was assaulted and his truck stolen in Calais by a gang who were apparently attempting to smuggle migrants cross the Channel. Following this incident, where the driver was attacked with a brick and hospitalized with serious head injuries, The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has called for extra security …

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Tolls on Severn bridges to be scrapped

The announcement that toll charges to cross the two bridges spanning the Severn estuary on the M4 and M48 motorways in Wales are to be scrapped by the end of next year have been welcomed by the haulage industry. Secretary of State for Wales the Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP announced on Friday that crossings will be free to all …

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Tyretracks exhibiting at Convoy in the Park and offering free prize draw

Well-known Alcoa wheel distributor Tyretracks is exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park this weekend, and also has a free prize draw to win a fantastic prize. The free prize draw is to win two Alcoa Dura-Bright Evo Wheels. The winner will be selected at 3pm on Sunday. For more information, and to enter the prize draw, go to Tyretracks’ …

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Leyland Trucks donate £2500 to name guide dog puppy

Staff at Leyland Trucks in Lancashire have a new team member – a Guide Dog puppy – and have named it after one of their most iconic trucks. The 1,000 strong workforce at Leyland Trucks regularly raise cash for local and regional good causes. Its Helping Hand foundation support a range of charities, raising more than £50000 in 2016. However, …

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Imperial Commercials bringing range of Daf trucks to Convoy in the Park

Imperial Commercials, the UK’s largest Daf dealer with 39 locations, is exhibiting at Convoy in the Park and, supported by the local Imperial Derby team, will be bringing a number of exciting trucks. As part of Imperial’s display will be: • ABH of Mansfield 8-wheel with walking floor body • SD Punchard is bringing a pink FAR • Wastecycle is bringing an LF …

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