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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.

Counterfeit Beatles to play at Convoy in the Park

Fans of music icons The Beatles will be in for a treat on Sunday 22 July at Convoy in the Park, when leading tribute act The Counterfeit Beatles take to the stage. The Counterfeit Beatles have established themselves as one of the UK’s most sought after international acts with two of the highest profile performances ever undertaken by any Beatles …

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British Truck Racing Association Championship joins forces with Truck & Driver

The British Truck Racing Association Championship will now be brought to followers of high-speed HGV motorsport in association with the best-selling truck magazine in the UK – Truck & Driver – following the agreement of a partnership between T&D publisher DVV Media International (DVV) and the British Automobile Racing Club (BARC). Following two early rounds the championship is about to …

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MWheels becomes sponsor of BTRC contenders Team Oliver Racing

MWheels has become a key sponsor of British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC) outfit Team Oliver Racing, supplying wheels for its racing trucks and transporter vehicles. The agreement, will see the Xlite and Xbrite brands feature prominently on the trucks. Team Oliver Racing is running two trucks this season, with British and European Truck Racing Champion Stuart Oliver driving a bonneted …

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Hartshorne Group to represent Volvo Trucks at Convoy in the Park

Volvo Trucks will be represented at Convoy in the Park by dealership Hartshorne Group, which will use the two-day festival of all things trucks and driving at Donington Park to showcase the very best vehicles in use by its customers. The full Volvo range will be on display thanks to trucks in service at: • Collins Earthworks • B Taylor …

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Fitness expert Vicky Hadley joining Walker Movements at Convoy in the Park

Truck & Driver’s resident health and fitness expert Vicky Hadley is coming to Convoy in the Park as part of Walker Movements’ stand. Readers of T&D will be familiar with Vicky’s regular feature highlighting simple exercises that truck drivers can do without going to the gym, as well as giving tips on how to eat more healthily. Her videos demonstrating …

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Guest Truck and Van to showcase Iveco range at Convoy in the Park

Guest Truck and Van will be showcasing not one but four Iveco Stralis X-Way 8x4s – including a concrete mixer, tipper grab, boweld tipper and hook lift – at Convoy in the Park, the festival of all things trucks and trucking, on 21 and 22 July. Joining the tippers will be a Stralis NP, the first gas truck designed for …

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Imperial Commercials bringing crowd-pulling Dafs to Convoy in the Park

Daf dealer Imperial Commercials is to feature a show-stopping line-up of XF Super Space trucks at this year’s Convoy in the Park on 21-22 July. The display, located on the main Daf stand, will focus on the latest model-year high horsepower XFs, including two limited edition 90th anniversary editions. The first, supplied by Stoke-on-Trent haulier D&A Rhead, will be a …

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HGV drivers in Bedfordshire urged to be vigilant after spate of fuel thefts

Drivers are being warned to be on their guard after a spate of fuel thefts from trucks parked up in laybys in mid-Bedfordshire. Bedfordshire Police have made the warning after a number of recent incidents along the A507, A421 and other main roads in mid-Bedfordshire of major fuel thefts while drivers are asleep. Offenders are cutting fuel lines or breaking …

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Vic Reeves lends support to campaign to get truck drivers to bin their litter

Comedian and artist Vic Reeves, along with his wife, Nancy Sorrell, have lent their support to a campaign to encourage road users, including truck drivers, to dispose of their rubbish responsibly. A pilot campaign – #DriveDownLitter – has seen giant funnel bins designed for truck drivers to use without having to leave their cabs installed at Maidstone and Folkestone services …

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