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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.

Truck sprint spectacle set for Convoy in the Park

Visitors to Convoy in the Park will be able to  see trucks being driven at top speed in the thrilling ‘Sprint to the Flag’ race. The drivers will give their all to finish first in a high-octane event – but one lucky event goer will have the chance to experience the speed, power and agility of race trucks at very …

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Millie Manders and The Shut Up to play Convoy at the Park

Genre-blending punk Millie Manders and her band The Shut Up are booked to play on the main stage at Convoy in the Park. Millie’s music is a fusion of punk with pop appeal, with lyricism that pokes fun, draws you in or leaves you questioning social norms teamed with incredible vocal dexterity, grinding guitars, irresistible horn hooks and a pumping …

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Truck drivers help raise money to install defibrillator at truck stop

A life-saving defibrillator has been installed at The Chippenham Pit Stop, thanks to donations from truck drivers which were matched by management. Chippenham Pit Stop health campaigns coordinator, Lisa Hatherell, said the introduction of the unit, which cost about £1,500, at the stop just off junction 17 of the M4 in Wiltshire, was just the latest move in the company’s …

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Chrome (Northwest) to exhibit at Convoy in the Park

Automotive cleaning products provider Chrome (Northwest) Ltd have confirmed that they will be exhibiting at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23. Chrome is a family run business based in Middlewich, Cheshire and offers a full range of no nonsense automotive cleaning products, with a motto of ‘its so simple it just works’ The company has its …

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Classic movie Convoy to be screened at outdoor cinema at Convoy in the Park

Classic 1978 truck film Convoy will be shown in an outdoor cinema on Saturday 22 July at Convoy in the Park, organisers have announced. The Sam Peckinpah-directed Convoy is regarded as one of the all-time great trucking-based movies. In it, driver ‘Rubber Duck’ (Kris Kristofferson) and his unsuspecting ride-along Melissa (Ali MacGraw) are chased through three states by a corrupt traffic …

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RHA concerned by reports of attacks on UK-bound hauliers by migrants

UK-bound hauliers are facing the threat of attacks and intimidation from migrants for the third summer in succession – and security needs to be urgently increased to tackle this, according to the Road Haulage Association (RHA). The RHA said it is “deeply concerned” for the lives of UK-bound hauliers who are reporting experiencing attacks by migrants as they approach Calais …

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Knocksville to play live at Convoy in the Park

Eastbourne-based 3-piece rock n’ roll band Knocksville are to play the main stage at Convoy in the Park on July 22. Knocksville, who describe themselves as a “blues infused dirty rock n roll band”, have played across the UK and Europe since forming in 2009. The band’s second album, Volume II, was released in September 2016. Other acts playing on …

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