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T&D/Volvo tipper competition shortlist

The three category winners in the competition to find Britain’s best Volvo tipper can be revealed. The overall winner will announced during the Gala Dinner at Tip-Ex in Harrogate on Friday, 31 May. The category winners are:  Under 5 years  – Richard Jones  (BT Jones & Sons), Carmarthen Over 5 years – Michael Pugh (Wansbeck Plant), Morpeth Specialist – Tom …

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Contest to find UK’s best Volvo tipper

Truck & Driver has teamed up with Volvo and Tip-Ex 2013 to promote a competition to find Britain’s smartest working Volvo tipper. There are three categories, for tippers over and under five years old, and specialist vehicles, including artic tippers. All you need to do to enter is send us some suitable pictures of your truck. The winner of each …

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Iveco Stralis Roadshow – now all the winners

Following the final event in the series of T&D/Iveco Stralis Hi-Way Roadshows, held at Hamilton, the seventh winner of an iPad Mini has been selected. The lucky visitor is Kier Forteath, of Dumfries. On behalf of Iveco and Truck & Driver, we’d like to thank everyone who participated in the Roadshow.  It’s been a pleasure to meet so many drivers …

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T&D featured truck seeks good home

Bob Taylor, whose 1984 Leyland Freighter 16-13 was featured in Truck & Driver in September 2011, has decided to retire. As a result, the faithful 16-tonner is looking for its third owner. It’s been earning its keep right up to today, and is still taxed and tested until May. Bob reckons it’s more important that the Freighter, with its naturally …

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Stralis Hi-Way Roadshow goes live

The first Truck & Driver Iveco Stralis Hi-Way Roadshow got underway at South Mimms this afternoon. First driver to cast his eyes over the new Italian was Duncan Ball, from Ashbourne, Derbyshire, taking a break from delivering concrete products.

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TruckNet UK charity auction raises thousands for drivers in need

This year’s TruckNet UK annual charity auction has set a new record, raising £2,300 on the night for the Professional Drivers Foundation, which provides advice and financial help to HGV drivers in need. With a couple of items remaining to be sold separately online, including an LGV driving training course donated by Peter Smythe Transport Training it’s likely that the auction …

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Truck & Driver goes digital

Hello, and welcome to Truck & Driver’s new web site, the first step on our move along the information superhighway. From here, you can discover all you need to know about the magazine, as well as keeping up to date with the latest content from our social media sites, including Big Lorry Blog and TruckNet UK, and from next week, …

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March issue of Truck and Driver magazine

Can’t believe another month has gone, but the new T&D will be on the shelves tomorrow. This month’s content ranges from the very serious story of a driver jailed for a fatal accident to a whimsical look at the UK’s Top Ten roundabouts, while drivers reveal that what they most want is respect. Ed’s Choice features Stanian’s movie-themed container haulers, …

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Vince Marshall Services to give £5,000 reward for information on HGV thefts

A £5,000 reward has been offered by a Suffolk haulage firm for any information which leads to the recovery of two stolen specialist Scania trucks, and conviction of the culprits. Vince Marshall, at Vince Marshall Services, near Bury St Edmunds, says thieves had ‘stolen his livelihood’ after they drove a low loader and an eight-wheel Hiab out of his Chedburgh …

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700 lorries fined for using ‘banned’ roads in Andover

More than 700 lorries have been fined £500 each after using ‘banned’ roads in Andover to reach the Co-Op’s distribution centre. According to the local council £371,000 is currently being collected by firms whose vehicles used roads with restrictions on, such as the A342, A343 and A3057, to get on to the Andover Business Park. The figures relate to the …

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