Dan Parton

Dan Parton is editor of Truck & Driver.

Experience the Red Dragon Monster Ride Truck at Convoy in the Park

People attending Convoy in the Park will have the opportunity to experience the thrill of riding in a monster truck as it crushes any care in its path, thanks to the Red Dragon Monster Ride Truck. The purpose-built Red Dragon Monster Ride Truck is the only tubular framed race specification ride truck in Europe. It has a 6.5 litre Chevy …

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Picture Post: Pulleyn Mercedes Actros 2551 by Alan Bullock

Picture Post: Reading-based Pulleyn Transport Mercedes Actros 2551, pictured on the M25 between J15 and J16 by Alan Bullock. Picture Post is in every issue of Truck & Driver magazine, as well as on the website, Facebook and Instagram. Every picture that is published in the magazine wins a £10 high street voucher, and the best picture of the month …

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New unmarked tractor units to take to the road to catch dangerous drivers

Three new unmarked tractor units are to take to the roads as part of an initiative to tackle dangerous driving on motorways and major A roads in England, Highways England has announced. Highways England has ordered the three Mercedes Actros tractor units after a single HGV used by police forces across the country has helped to catch more than 4000 …

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Spectacular stunt drifting team coming to Convoy in the Park

Spectacular stunt drifting group Team Maximum Lock will be appearing at Convoy in the Park, which will be held on 21-22 July at Donington Park. Team Maximum Lock – stunt drivers Mark Galea, Christian Bezzina and Clint Abela – produce a combination of stunts, drifting and synchronized driving and have been thrilling audiences across Europe since 2010 and is not …

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Transaid’s Volvo truck heads for Uganda

Volvo Trucks has handed over a used FH tractor unit to Transaid, which will soon be shipped to Uganda for use in the organisation’s Professional Driver Training Project. The presentation took place in January at Volvo’s Trade & Export Centre in Ely, where Chris Cann, Dealer & Fleet Sales Development Manager – Used Trucks, presented the 6×2 tractor unit to …

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Daf launches Transport Efficiency Driver Challenge 2018

Daf Trucks has launched its second UK-wide search to find Britain’s best commercial vehicle driver. Drivers – whether they drive a Daf or not – can be nominated or enter themselves, though all are required to undertake an online questionnaire before a final shortlist of 20 selected drivers is drawn up. Following a robust selection process 20 of the country’s …

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Show truck booking for Convoy in the Park now open

Entries are now open to book show trucks into Convoy in the Park, which will take place on 21-22 July at Donington Park. At the inaugural Convoy in the Park last year, more than 1000 show trucks attended and it is expected that there will be more this year. Convoy in the Park includes a British Truck Racing round and …

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