Dan Parton

Dan Parton is editor of Truck & Driver.

Twenty-five show truck categories announced for Convoy in the Park

The forthcoming Convoy in the Park festival at Donington Park on July 22-23 will have 25 show truck categories for participants to compete in, it has been announced. The categories cover working and show trucks, as well as classic and American trucks. The categories full list of categories is as follows: • Best owner operator (sole trader) working show truck • Best …

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Picture Post: Ben Burgess MAN TGX on A66 by Ian Lawson

Picture Post: Ben Burgess MAN TGX with a load of 3 John Deere tractors pictured on the A66 heading west by Ian Lawson. Picture Post is also in the print version of Truck & Driver – available on newsstands but you can also subscribe – for more information, click here

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Campaign launched to encourage more women to become HGV drivers

A campaign has been launched that aims to encourage more women to get into the haulage profession and become HGV drivers. The HerGV campaign, launched by Midland Expressway Ltd – operator of the M6toll – in partnership with the Road Haulage Assocation (RHA) and Pertemps, will run until September. It seeks to highlight the benefits of a career as a …

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Truck drivers receive stroke information at Chippenham Pit Stop

Truck drivers calling at the Chippenham Pit Stop just off junction 17 of the M4 in Wiltshire during this will ‘see purple’ as part of a month of activities to raise awareness of strokes. The Stroke Association has chosen purple as part of its wider awareness raising month. At the Pit Stop, staff wearing a splash of purple are giving …

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Scania to go for world record at Convoy in the Park

Scania GB will attempt to set a world record at Convoy in the Park on 22-23 July, and it needs drivers to get involved to achieve it. Truck manufacturer Scania is planning to set a new record for the largest gathering of a single make of truck in one place, and has chosen the Donington Park infield during Convoy in …

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