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First bands announced to play at Convoy in the Park

Bands playing music from punkabilly to alt-country are among the first to be confirmed on the bill for Convoy in the Park at Donington Park. The inaugural Convoy in the Park festival, billed as the ultimate celebration of the truck and driver, will take place on the weekend on 22 and 23 July. It is expected that tens of thousands …

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News: Paul Barlow wins DAF Transport Efficiency Driver Challenge

Paul Barlow of Severn Trent Water has won the 2016 DAF Transport Efficiency Driver Challenge – a UK-wide search to find Britain’s best commercial vehicle drivers. In an exciting climax to the event, Paul edged clear of runners-up, Chris Gadman from Royal Mail and Mark Pocklington of Mark Pocklington Transport The entire event was filmed and is now available to …

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News: Culina’s Giorgio Lercara Named Microlise Driver of The Year, Whilst John Mitchell Haulage Take Home Driver Excellence Award

Giorgio Lercara of Culina has been named Microlise Driver of the Year, beating the competition of over 110,000 HGV drivers who were originally considered within the process. The award was presented by HRH The Princess Royal at last week’s Microlise Transport Conference, attended by over 1,000 transport industry professionals. Lercara was named overall winner after a process that involved analysing …

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NEWS: Think you’re self employed ? The RHA say think again

The Road Haulage Association has been myth-busting in an campaign to improve compliance with tax law relating to lorry drivers.   RHA members have been alarmed at a growth in tax evasion and the increasing market pressure on firms to break HMRC rules.   Various ploys are being used by which lorry drivers are said  to be “self-employed”. That is …

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