Category Archives: Truckers

Case Study: Home Bargains, Amesbury

A small town in the south of England, typical in every way except for its unique claim to fame. What might that be? It happens to be the oldest town in the world. No, such an accolade does not fall … Continue reading

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Case Study: BWDC

As a council, the BWDC (Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council) is accountable for issues such as environmental protection, fuel costs, energy use, and carbon reduction. When dealing with large vehicle fleets, these factors become even more important. Vital as a … Continue reading

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FORS Accreditation Requirements: Your Route to Best Practice

In certain industries, accreditations can help you on your way to not only gaining extra knowledge but also gaining extra custom through trust and reputation. By having accreditations under your belt, you can build brand awareness, show your knowledge, and … Continue reading

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Managing Driver Fatigue: How Can You Keep Your Employees Safe?

This is in large parts because of the amount of time that commercial drivers, especially fleet drivers, spend on the road. Working long hours without sleep, unconventional work patterns and schedules, and frequent night driving, are all reasons why commercial … Continue reading

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European Road Rules

We all know that our road systems change when we’re abroad. For instance, everybody bar Malta, Cyprus, Ireland and the United Kingdom drives on the right side of the road, so be sure you remember that important fact before you … Continue reading

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Stereotypes on the Road

Women Drivers You’re minding your own business sitting in the service station car park and in rolls a woman driver. You have your doubts, watching her try to park her Ford KA in a busy car park, especially as a … Continue reading

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Tales from the Road: Trucking Stories

Great Wheels of Fire One driver tells the story of a job when he was driving through the Colorado mountains, winding his way very carefully and slowly through the twisting roads. Another truck came flying past him and as he … Continue reading

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