Dan Parton

Dan Parton is editor of Truck & Driver.

Picture post – James Innes & Son Scania R560 V8 by Sharon Moffat

This striking Scania R560 V8 Streamline and bulker from James Innes & Son of Portsoy, was snapped  on the A96 heading towards Elgin by Sharon Moffat. Picture Post appears in every issue of Truck & Driver, as well as on the website and on Instagram. Every picture published in the magazine receives a £10 high street voucher, and person who …

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Picture post – Viv S. Lightfoot Daf XF510 by Elton Cook

This Daf XF 510 belonging to Viv S. Lightfoot Transport of Silloth, Cumbria, was spotted in Trafford Park by Elton Cook. Picture Post appears in every issue of Truck & Driver, as well as on the website and on Instagram. Every picture published in the magazine receives a £10 high street voucher, and person who takes the picture of the …

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Call for evidence for inquiry into state of UK roads

Hauliers and truck drivers are being urged to take part in a government inquiry into the state of England’s local road network. Lilian Greenwood MP, chair of the Transport Select Committee, says that poor roads harm local economies, are dangerous for all road users, and the subsequent damage to vehicles is costly. The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has welcomed the …

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Picture post – Grimes Shellfish MAN TGX by Ian Lawson

Picture post: This MAN TGX belonging to Grimes Shellfish Ltd with a nice matching livery trailer was snapped on the A9 South of Inverness by Ian Lawson. Picture Post appears in every issue of Truck & Driver, as well as on the website and on Instagram. Every picture published in the magazine receives a £10 high street voucher, and person …

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Government policy that states planning applications should consider truck parking a “victory for common sense”, say RHA

The government’s announcement that planning policy and decisions should take into account truck parking provision is a “victory for common sense”, the chief executive of the Road Haulage Association (RHA) has said. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s newly-released National Planning Policy Framework sets out the Government’s planning policies for England and how these should be applied. It …

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Trevor Tack to represent UK in World Crane Championships Finals

Truck driver and Trevor Tack will again represent the UK in the finals of the World Crane Championship, sponsored by HIAB, having taken the UK heat at Convoy in the Park last weekend (21-22 July). Tack, 50, from Beaconsfield, who works for Brackley-based civil engineering firm Agetur UK, set the best time in the UK heat, retaining the title he …

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Convoy in the Park show truck winners announced

The winners of the 25 show truck categories at Convoy in the Park have been announced, with BH Cecil taking the ‘best in show’ award. Convoy in the Park, which took place at Donington Park in Leicestershire last weekend (21-22 July), had more than 1000 trucks attend, from working trucks to heavily customised show trucks, classics to brand new. In …

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