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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.

Spectacular stunt drifting team coming to Convoy in the Park

Spectacular stunt drifting group Team Maximum Lock will be appearing at Convoy in the Park, which will be held on 21-22 July at Donington Park. Team Maximum Lock – stunt drivers Mark Galea, Christian Bezzina and Clint Abela – produce a combination of stunts, drifting and synchronized driving and have been thrilling audiences across Europe since 2010 and is not …

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Transaid’s Volvo truck heads for Uganda

Volvo Trucks has handed over a used FH tractor unit to Transaid, which will soon be shipped to Uganda for use in the organisation’s Professional Driver Training Project. The presentation took place in January at Volvo’s Trade & Export Centre in Ely, where Chris Cann, Dealer & Fleet Sales Development Manager – Used Trucks, presented the 6×2 tractor unit to …

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Daf launches Transport Efficiency Driver Challenge 2018

Daf Trucks has launched its second UK-wide search to find Britain’s best commercial vehicle driver. Drivers – whether they drive a Daf or not – can be nominated or enter themselves, though all are required to undertake an online questionnaire before a final shortlist of 20 selected drivers is drawn up. Following a robust selection process 20 of the country’s …

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Show truck booking for Convoy in the Park now open

Entries are now open to book show trucks into Convoy in the Park, which will take place on 21-22 July at Donington Park. At the inaugural Convoy in the Park last year, more than 1000 show trucks attended and it is expected that there will be more this year. Convoy in the Park includes a British Truck Racing round and …

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Daf launches limited edition 90th anniversary XF

Daf has announced it is producing a limited edition 90th Anniversary Edition of its new XF, which will include a premium option package as well as a Super Space Cab and PACCAR’s most powerful 530 HP/390 kW MX-13 engine. The 90th Anniversary Edition is limited to only 250 vehicles. It is available as a 4×2 tractor for the European continent …

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Take on the Scalextric Challenge at Convoy in the Park

Think you’re a racing driver but haven’t managed to get out on the real track? Then try out the Scalextric Challenge at Convoy in the Park and see what you can do in miniature! At Convoy in the Park, which will be held on the weekend on 21-22 July at Donington Park in Leicestershire, the Scalextric Challenge will be one …

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Convoy in the Park to return to Donington Park on 21-22 July

Convoy in the Park, Donington Park’s fantastic truck racing and display truck festival, returns on 21-22 July with the promise of an even bigger and better celebration of the magnificent beasts of the road. The event was launched last year and attracted thousands of enthusiasts to the Leicestershire circuit. This year will again feature two days of racing – truck …

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