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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, 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.

TruckNet UK charity auction raises thousands for drivers in need

This year’s TruckNet UK annual charity auction has set a new record, raising £2,300 on the night for the Professional Drivers Foundation, which provides advice and financial help to HGV drivers in need. With a couple of items remaining to be sold separately online, including an LGV driving training course donated by Peter Smythe Transport Training it’s likely that the auction …

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Truck & Driver goes digital

Hello, and welcome to Truck & Driver’s new web site, the first step on our move along the information superhighway. From here, you can discover all you need to know about the magazine, as well as keeping up to date with the latest content from our social media sites, including Big Lorry Blog and TruckNet UK, and from next week, …

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March issue of Truck and Driver magazine

Can’t believe another month has gone, but the new T&D will be on the shelves tomorrow. This month’s content ranges from the very serious story of a driver jailed for a fatal accident to a whimsical look at the UK’s Top Ten roundabouts, while drivers reveal that what they most want is respect. Ed’s Choice features Stanian’s movie-themed container haulers, …

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Vince Marshall Services to give £5,000 reward for information on HGV thefts

A £5,000 reward has been offered by a Suffolk haulage firm for any information which leads to the recovery of two stolen specialist Scania trucks, and conviction of the culprits. Vince Marshall, at Vince Marshall Services, near Bury St Edmunds, says thieves had ‘stolen his livelihood’ after they drove a low loader and an eight-wheel Hiab out of his Chedburgh …

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700 lorries fined for using ‘banned’ roads in Andover

More than 700 lorries have been fined £500 each after using ‘banned’ roads in Andover to reach the Co-Op’s distribution centre. According to the local council £371,000 is currently being collected by firms whose vehicles used roads with restrictions on, such as the A342, A343 and A3057, to get on to the Andover Business Park. The figures relate to the …

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Crash for Cash sentence

A driver targeted in a highly dangerous crash for cash scam has branded the jail sentence of one of the gang members as ‘pathetic’. Self employed HGV driver Alan Ragless says people could have died when Tariq Mehmood and three others attempted to force his lorry to collide into the back of their car. Mehmood received a 12-month sentence in …

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