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Setting Yourself Up as a Self-employed HGV Driver

Being your own boss is a great thing – especially if your job is an HGV driver. There are so many opportunities available to you, and more dreams to chase down the long tarmac road. But there is also a lot of admin and a long, long list of things you need to do to […]

Vehicle Tax Evasion – How Are The DVLA Handling It?

If you’re a UK road user, you probably know all about vehicle tax. It’s something that everything with 4 (or 2) wheels and an engine needs to have, and is one of the ways the government funds improvements and maintenance to the roads you use every day. If you don’t tax your vehicle every year, […]

The Driver CPC And Grandfather Rights Explained

“Grandfather rights” may seem like a strange term if you’ve never come across it before, but it’s hugely important when it comes to CPC and driving. The Driver CPC is an essential qualification for all HGV drivers – but did you know that some drivers don’t actually hold the physical qualification? These are the drivers […]

The Driver Shortage – Is Government Funding The Answer?

For a while now we’ve been talking about the driver shortage, Brexit, and a lot of other issues that have kept the haulage industry in a state of near-permanent uncertainty. But rather than improving over time, the situation appears to be getting worse. This is one of the many reasons the officials of the haulage […]

How Can I Prepare For The HGV Driver Training License?

If you want to become a professional HGV driver, then odds are you’ve been looking into some training and maybe even researching what you need to do to get the HGV driver training license. If you have, then you know just how much there is to learn, and more importantly how many different tests you […]

What Can I Earn As An HGV Driver?

Whether you’re moving into a new career or just starting out in the world of work, pay is probably a big part of your motivation. Whenever you move into a new industry, you want to know that you can afford to pay the bills and live comfortably. So it’s not really surprising that we get […]

6 Things You Might Not Know About The HGV Industry

If you’re a frequent user of the UK roads, then you’re probably spent some time behind, next to or in front of an HGV of some shape or size. Let’s face it, there are enough of them on the road! And while they come in all shapes, sizes and colours, they are all united in […]

Ready To Upgrade? Here’s Where To Go Next!

If you’re reading this, then you’re probably looking at the next step in your career as an HGV driver. Congratulations! You probably already have your Driver CPC – the most basic licence needed to become a professional driver. But there are a number of ways you can go from here, and each one will depend […]

Why Annual HGV Safety Inspections Matter

As an HGV driver, there is an annual event you need to attend. It’s not a ball or any sort of function – instead it’s your annual HGV safety inspection. Because while you rely on your skills to keep you and other road users safe every day, the condition of your HGV is equally important. […]

5 First Time HGV Driver Tips

If you’ve just passed your HGV test, then you are well on your way to becoming a professional HGV driver. After all, you’ve got your qualification, which means you can go out there and get a job. But as a new driver, there are a lot of things you still have to learn. Some of […]

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