Dan Parton

Dan Parton is editor of Truck & Driver.

Picture Post: WJ & J Green Scania S730 by Richard Johnston

Picture Post: This Scania S730 belonging to WJ & J Green of Fochabers in Morayshire was snapped on the A96 Barmuckity near Elgin by Richard Johnston. Picture Post can be found in every edition of Truck & Driver, as well as online and on Instagram. If you have a picture you would like to be considered for Picture Post, please …

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Take a selfie and win a limited edition Scania XT mug

Visitors to Keltruck, Europe’s largest independent Scania dealer, over the next few months will have the opportunity to win themselves a limited edition Scania XT mug, just for talking a selfie. Keltruck is auctioning off its high-spec Scania XT static demonstrator, in the hope of raising a significant sum of money for someone’s favourite charity and is currently taking the …

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RHA says Scottish HGV drivers should be applauded, not pilloried

Truck drivers in Scotland should be praised for their commitment rather than criticised for being on the road, according to the Road Haulage Association (RHA). The message came after Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, speaking at Holyrood, said there were more trucks on the roads than there should have been during the worst of the wintry conditions – for the …

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Picture Post: Grampion Continental Scania R730 V8 by Gary Lait

Picture Post: Scania R730 V8 belonging to Aberdeen-based Grampion Continental in its distinctive orange, blue and white livery, pictured at Newark Truck Park by Gary Lait. Picture Post can be found in every issue of Truck & Driver, on the website and on Instagram. Every picture that is published in the print magazine will receive a £10 high street voucher …

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Mercedes-Benz launches limited-edition Actros1

Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK has unveiled its Actros1 tractor unit, which is limited to a run of just 100 and features a range of technological and comfort features. The Actros1, which goes on sale in March, has been designed specifically for owner-drivers, according to Mercedes. Based on the 6×2 chassis with GigaSpace cab, Actros1 comes in either black or silver/black colour …

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Mini Monster Truck Mania coming to Convoy in the Park

Children and adults alike can get a taste of what it is like to drive a monster truck at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on 21-22 July, thanks to Mini Monster Truck Mania. Drivers can pilot pocket-sized replicas of well-known monster trucks including Big Pete, The Grim Reaper, Swamp Thing, Podzilla and Slingshot. It claims to be the …

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Keltruck plan massive presence at Convoy in the Park

Keltruck will have massive presence at this summer’s Convoy in the Park Show, which takes place on 21-22 July at Donington Park. Europe’s largest independent Scania dealer will also be sponsoring the Scania Village. Last year the village attracted well over 400 Scania show trucks, a record that’s likely to be broken in 2018. Drivers choosing to park their lorry …

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Long-serving driver rewarded with replica model of his truck

A driver with nearly 20 years service for the same company has been presented with a limited-edition scale model of his truck. David Sells, who drives for Manchester-based logistics company AKW Group, received the model as part of a series of initiatives the company is running that aim to recognise and reward long-serving employees. Sells said: “I’ve worked for AKW …

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