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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.

Latest issue on sale

The September issue of T&D should now be available at your usual outlet. The Ed’s Choice cover truck is the amazing Euro 6 Daf XF 510 from David G Davies with its “Call of the Wild” artwork by Adam Haden. Staying with the Dutch, there’s an in-depth look at a Ginaf 10×6 tipper with a 60 tonne payload. Bob Tuck …

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EC call for Driver CPC consultation

Given where we’re at today, It may seem hard to believe that the legislation behind the Driver CPC is a decade old, but the the EC has just put out a call for consultation for a 10-year review. If you have views on the future of the scheme, and it would seem most have, this is your only chance to …

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M6 Toll: “no pass – no free passage”

The RHA has acted to dispel the belief circulating that all trucks will be allowed to use the M6 Toll motorway free of charge during July. The truth is that it only applies to RHA members who registered in advance. Pete Cleaver, Midland Expressway Director of Tolling Operations said: “All RHA members who registered for this offer before the closing …

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Volvo tipper competition winner revealed

The highlight of last night’s Tip-ex 13 Gala Dinner at Harrogate’s Majestic Hotel was the announcement of the overall winner of the competition to find Britain’s Best Volvo Tipper. The winner is Richard Jones of Carmarthen with his 2012 FM 450 6×4. The trucks condition belies that fact although little more than one year old, it has travelled nearly 70,000km …

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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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