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From the latest truck launches from the likes of Scania, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz and DAF, to heart-warming stories  that show why driving a truck for a living is the best job in the world, Truckanddriver.co.uk has it all. We also bring you the latest changes to the rules and regulations that affect you on (and off) the road – and, of course, all the latest developments from the best truck festival in Britain – Convoy in the Park.

Scania launches Next Generation G-series

Scania has announced the launch of its Next Generation G-series, which offer a range of features aimed at increasing safety and comfort for drivers. The G-series compliments the R- and S-series models, and is designed for a range of task and applications, including urban, inter-urban and multi-drop distribution operations. G-series cabs are available with low, normal and high roof, initially …

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British Truck Racing Championship round 3 – Thruxton thriller

Round three of the 2017 BTRA British Truck Racing took the teams to the sweeping curves of the UK’s fastest circuit, Thruxton. The Hampshire track produced some exciting racing, a variety of winners – and a few major incidents too! The trucks lap Thruxton at an average speed of more than 80mph, so with drivers spending much of their time …

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The Black Feathers to play at Convoy in the Park

The Black Feathers, who play a mix of Americana, folk and acoustic indie rock, have been confirmed on the bill of Convoy in the Park. The duo – aka Ray Hughes and Sian Chandler –have garnered critical acclaim in recent years and their debut album, released in 2016, made the Top 10 in the iTunes Country chart and the Official …

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John Lewis & His Rock N Roll Trio to rock Convoy in the Park

Welsh rockabilly act John Lewis & His Rock N Roll Trio are to play on at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22. John Lewis & his Rock N Roll Trio’s blend of classic rockabilly with a modern attitude has won him a legion of fans in recent years. Lewis has had airplay on BBC Radio 6 …

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Win your own convoy of trucks!

To coincide with our forthcoming Convoy in the Park festival at Donington Park on July 22-23, we have teamed up with our friends at Search Impex to offer an outstanding prize to one lucky reader – their own convoy of trucks! The convoy comprises five trucks, all limited edition models of well-known current or former UK haulage companies, and, with …

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Guns or Roses to play the main stage at Convoy in the Park

Guns N’ Roses tribute act Guns or Roses will play on the main stage at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22. Guns or Roses were formed in 2009 in Yorkshire and have developed a reputation as one of the best GnR tribute acts in the UK, and have performed across Europe, playing a wide range of …

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Truck sprint spectacle set for Convoy in the Park

Visitors to Convoy in the Park will be able to  see trucks being driven at top speed in the thrilling ‘Sprint to the Flag’ race. The drivers will give their all to finish first in a high-octane event – but one lucky event goer will have the chance to experience the speed, power and agility of race trucks at very …

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Millie Manders and The Shut Up to play Convoy at the Park

Genre-blending punk Millie Manders and her band The Shut Up are booked to play on the main stage at Convoy in the Park. Millie’s music is a fusion of punk with pop appeal, with lyricism that pokes fun, draws you in or leaves you questioning social norms teamed with incredible vocal dexterity, grinding guitars, irresistible horn hooks and a pumping …

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