Tag Archives: DAF

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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New Daf CF and XF named joint International Truck of the Year winners

The new Daf CF and XF ranges have been named joint international Truck of the Year 2018 at the Solutrans exhibition in France. The CF and XF came out top in voting by road transport journalists from 23 European countries with 104 votes. The Iveco Stralis NP 460 came second with 96 votes, with the Scania XT polling 59 votes …

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Truck-loving siblings have new trucks named after them

A truck-loving brother and sister from Northamptonshire have had their dreams realized when supermarket chain Nisa named two of its new trucks after them. Archie Tofte, 10, and seven-year-old sister Darcy, from Roade, have loved trucks as long as they can remember – most of their family are involved in the haulage industry. Their dad, Tim, is a transport manager …

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Trucking tribute to shopper’s late father

A Norfolk shopper has paid tribute to her late father by naming a Nisa truck after him as part of Nisa Retail’s 40th birthday celebrations. Alice Lightning entered the competition to win the chance to give a truck a name after seeing it on the Nisa Locally website back in May. As winner, she got to watch as her father’s name, Peter …

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Convoy in the Park show truck winners announced

The winners of the 25 show truck categories at Convoy in the Park have been announced, with Coles & Sons taking the ‘best in show’ award. Convoy in the Park, which took place at Donington Park last weekend (22-23 July), had more than 1000 trucks attend. In addition to the 25 categories, there was a special ‘spirit of the show’ …

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Imperial Commercials bringing range of Daf trucks to Convoy in the Park

Imperial Commercials, the UK’s largest Daf dealer with 39 locations, is exhibiting at Convoy in the Park and, supported by the local Imperial Derby team, will be bringing a number of exciting trucks. As part of Imperial’s display will be: • ABH of Mansfield 8-wheel with walking floor body • SD Punchard is bringing a pink FAR • Wastecycle is bringing an LF …

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Convoy in the Park Picture Post – Paul Meadows’ Daf XF

Convoy in the Park Picture Post – Paul Meadows’ Andy Hulse Transport Daf XF Super Space Cab. Paul’s truck will be coming to Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23. If you would like to join him with your truck, there is still time to book it in – go to www.convoyinthepark.com/tickets for more information.

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Convoy in the Park Picture Post: Dan Cox’s Daf XF

Dan Cox will be showing his striking Daf XF at Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23. He works for Joule Brady. To book your truck in to Convoy in the Park costs £60 (including 2 weekend adult tickets) or £30 for a pre-1985 truck (also includes 2 weekend adult tickets.) For more information on Convoy in …

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Picture Post: Gibb’s of Fraserburgh’s 1983 ERF and 2017 Daf by John Scott

Picture Post: Gibb’s of Fraserburgh’s classic 1983 ERF ‘C’ Series and 2017 Daf XF pictured at Fraserburgh Harbour by John Scott. If you want to submit a picture for Picture Post – which is on the Truck & Driver website and in the print magazine – please email dan.parton@roadtransport.com and include a little information on the picture – the company …

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