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How You Can Lose Your HGV Licence

Hello everyone thank you for all comments and questions you all had on the last blog, hopefully everyone benefited from all the information and also the answers on lot of the question people had. This week I am looking  at How you can lose your HGV licence. The HGV licence is another string to people bows […]

Will Heavy Goods Vehicles Ever Drive Themselves?

If you are aware of futuristic designs and plans for technology futuristic designs and plans chances, you would be aware that predictions usually are not that accurate. Here at HGV Driver Training Centre we wonder, Will HGV vehicles ever drive themselves? The technology company Ricardo have said they predict it could be as early as 2018. […]

Can Lorry Drivers Ever Violate Working Hours?

Hello and I hope you are all well this week, this week I have done my research and have looked at the Laws of driving and can lorry drivers ever violate working hours? Now the law states it very clear that HGV drivers can only drive a certain amount of time each working week and […]

Firefighters HGV Training

Earlier hours of the morning and a firefighters depot alarm goes off, within minutes they have to be in the cab of the fire truck on route to the emergency destination. It’s a very common event that not a lot of us think about. The reason I’m going to be writing about this in the […]

Is There a Difference between HGV and LGV?

Being the largest HGV Training and recruitment provider in the UK, we are always asked Is there a difference between HGV and LGV?. There appears to be lots of confusion between the abbreviations. The simple fact is that ‘HGV’ and ‘LGV’ are not separate classes or different licences. The two classes available to drivers are […]

Day in the Life of an HGV Driver

The Guardian newspaper wrote a great article advising what the day in the life of an HGV driver is like. The new piece focuses on one driver’s job on the road, five days per week. It was a real insight for readers of what it is like in the life of a driver and the […]

Women HGV Drivers

Thank you all for reading through the blog last week, I hope you all enjoyed reading it. I apprecitate all of the feedback and further questions. Over the last few weeks I have had a reacurring question regarding women driving in the HGV industry. There are now more and more Women HGV Drivers coming into […]

Make Sure You’re Towing Legally

Hello and I hope you are all well this week, this week I have done my research and have looked at Towing legally. Are you towing legally? This question has been raised by many people and put my way and seems to be the question on the road. I believe the problem is the lack […]

Theory Test

This week I have been looking at the theory tests which are involved in obtaining a HGV licence. I have had lots of questions and enquires about how it all works. The theory test was introduced into car and motorcycle tests in 1996 which was shortly followed by the Hazard perception in 2002. Most candidates […]

HGV Licence Cost and the Shortage Problem?

Hello and I hope you are all well this week, today I am going to be speaking about the shortage due to the news reports that have been published this week which is really showing how bad things are getting in the industry. A lot of people are asking how bad is the driver shortage […]

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