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  • Truckfest Peterborough 2017

    Truckfest Peterborough 2017

    18th July 2017

    As usual, there was a phenomenal turnout for this year’s Truckfest at the East of England Showground in Peterborough. Over 2500 trucks were on show over the Mayday Bank Holiday weekend. The hard work and dedication shown by you, the…

  • Truckfest South 2017

    Truckfest South 2017

    3rd July 2017

    The Newbury Showground played host to another fine array of commercial vehicles as southern operators took the weekend of May 27-28 off to showcase the best of their fleets. The weather on the Saturday, the day we pitched up, was…

  • Making the Most of Driving Data

    Making the Most of Driving Data

    31st March 2017

    Technology bombards us with data in our business lives. Here, we look at examples of how all this information can be used to best effect. We live in a world of data overload. In the road transport and logistics industry,…

  • Mar-Train Muscle

    Mar-Train Muscle

    31st March 2017

    One of Northern Ireland’s premiere oversize-load specialists, Mar-Train has cornered the market in plant-moving and windfarm component transportation Situated deep in the countryside between Belfast and Lisburn is Mar-Train Haulage, Northern Ireland’s outsize load specialist. In 1979, local man Sam…

  • How connectivity is driving the industry forward

    How connectivity is driving the industry forward

    1st February 2017

    In the past 35 years, there have been a great deal of changes to heavy trucks and legislation. From tighter emission controls to the rise in engine power outputs, there has been significant developments. However, the most significant of all…

  • Space Crusaders

    Space Crusaders

    28th May 2015

    Two of the most popular big cab tractor units go head to head at Pollock ScotransBy Dougie RankinePHOTOGRAPHY STEVE McCANN Are trucks getting too similar? Think back to the 1980s and 1990s when we had so many more truck makers.…

  • Sweat & Blood

    Sweat & Blood

    30th April 2015

    Starting out as an owner-operator isn’t for the faint hearted, but life can be very sweet as your own bossBy Dougie RankinePHOTOGRAPHY STEVE McCANN Owning and running your own truck as an independent haulier was never easy. Today, it’s tougher…

  • DAF out of hull

    DAF out of hull

    2nd April 2015

    Rock and rolling on Humberside with Grant Jewitt and his latest heavy-metal XFBy David HumphriesPHOTOGRAPHY DAVID HUMPHRIES The last day of November 2014 was yet another milestone in the life of 48-year-old Hull-based truck driver, Grant Jewitt. On a crisp…

  • Arocs and a hard place

    Arocs and a hard place

    5th March 2015

    It’s the ultimate Arocs – an unstoppable eight-wheel drive that’s been merged with a JCB excavator!By Dougie RankinePHOTOGRAPHY STEVE McCANN Well here’s something you don’t see every day. In fact, this is a truck that’s never been seen before –…

  • In The Mix

    In The Mix

    5th February 2015

    Just as Cornwall takes pride in ancient traditions such as its own language, the Peat family has created a working tradition of its own By Dave LeePHOTOGRAPHY DAVE LEE Hauliers in Cornwall are very proud of their heritage. You only…