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British Truck Racing Association Championship joins forces with Truck & Driver

The British Truck Racing Association Championship will now be brought to followers of high-speed HGV motorsport in association with the best-selling truck magazine in the UK – Truck & Driver – following the agreement of a partnership between T&D publisher DVV Media International (DVV) and the British Automobile Racing Club (BARC). Following two early rounds the championship is about to …

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Picture Post – Ian S Roger Scania R500 V8 by Sharon Moffat

Picture Post: Scania R500 V8 Streamline with bulker from Ian S Roger Ltd, Keith. The Forgie Corn Cruiser was driven by Graeme Roger himself and had just tipped a load of carrots and was heading back to base. Sharon Moffat took the photo on the A96 just outside Elgin. Picture Post appears in every issue of Truck & Driver, as …

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Truck driver praised by police for preventing serious motorway collision

A truck driver has been praised by Somerset & Avon Police for her actions that saved the life of another driver and prevented a major collision from occurring on the M5 by safely directing an out-of-control vehicle onto the hard shoulder. Dawn Leonard, 52, a driver for DHL, was travelling northbound on the M5 between J25 (Taunton) and J24 (Bridgwater) …

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Picture Post: Grampion Continental Scania R730 V8 by Gary Lait

Picture Post: Scania R730 V8 belonging to Aberdeen-based Grampion Continental in its distinctive orange, blue and white livery, pictured at Newark Truck Park by Gary Lait. Picture Post can be found in every issue of Truck & Driver, on the website and on Instagram. Every picture that is published in the print magazine will receive a £10 high street voucher …

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Police launch new crackdown on drivers who use mobile phones at the wheel

Police forces in England and Wales have launched a new week-long national clampdown on drivers of all types of vehicles using their mobile phone at the wheel. From today [22 January], officers are conducting targeted patrols using unmarked vans, high vantage points and helmet cams to catch offenders. The last operation in July 2017 saw more than 8,000 drivers stopped …

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New research programme aims to improve fitness of truck drivers

A new study is aiming to help truck drivers to improve their health by encouraging higher levels of physical activity and a healthier diet that fits in with their work schedule. It is well known that driving trucks has a number of health risks associated with their job, including long and variable working hours and extended periods of sitting. Tight …

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Big Lorry Blog: How going to the toilet could save your life

Using eye-level adverts in toilets to grab truck drivers’ attention has long been a tactic used by marketing people to try and sell you something, but now the Chippenham Pit Stop is using them for a different reason – to try and save lives. At the Pit Stop, which is just off junction of the M4 in Wiltshire, the space …

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