Mammoth Maryland road safety operation sees 500 trucks inspected in single day


More than 100 lorries were taken out of service in a single day by Maryland State Police, in an effort to remove unsafe and unfit...

DAF Trucks' delivers first electric lorry


DAF Trucks has begun putting its new pure-electric lorry to the test, as a short range delivery vehicle for a Dutch supermarket chain.
Two truck drivers killed in East Java bridge collapse

Two truck drivers killed in bridge collapse


A section of a bridge connecting Babat Lamongan and Widang Tuban in East Java collapsed into the Bengawan Solo River on Tuesday, April 17, causin
British lorry operators found to be cheating diesel emissions

British lorry operators found to be cheating diese


Hauliers in the UK have been caught cheating emissions regulations designed to prevent air pollution.
Lorry operators cheating emission rules

Lorry operators cheating emission rules


Lorry operators are routinely fitting HGVs with cheat devices to allow vehicles to produce high levels of pollution, a government investigation h
Driving the Tesla Semi: the electric lorry with 500 miles of range and Autopilot

Driving the Tesla Semi, a 500-mile electric lorry


I’m sitting in the form-fitting driver’s seat of Elon Musk’s most powerful electric vehicle, flanked by high-definition touchscreens...
Revealed: the dangerous defects found on foreign and British lorries

Revealed: the dangerous defects found on lorries


FOREIGN LORRY drivers are more likely than their British counterparts to be driving vehicles with lethal defects. One in eight foreign-registered

Truckers turn to healthy eating


In the 1980s film Over the Top, a trucker played by Sylvester Stallone is travelling with his estranged son and suggests dinner at a steak restau
Driverless lorry makes late-night beer run

Driverless lorry makes late-night beer run


It was after midnight and the executive director of the Colorado Department of Transportation was at the back of a convoy escorting an...
Land Rover Defender - Sunday Times Driving reader letters

Reader Letters: Brexit cars, HGV manners and more


The Land Rover Defender, reviewed by you last month...
Reader Letters: Walnut strip and blinking lorries

Reader Letters: Wolseley walnut strip, choice faults...


I was delighted to see my first car, the Wolseley 1500, reviewed by Jeremy Clarkson. I took mine over, aged 17, from my late grandmother in 1976...
Reader Letters: a Skoda driver retorts, a lack of variety, Austrian tolls and respecting speed limits

Reader Letters: a Skoda driver retorts, Austrian tolls...


"I’m a Skoda driver, Mr Clarkson, but my name isn’t Geoff and life’s been pretty good to me...
Reader Letters: HGV tailgating, average speed cameras and healthy cyclists

Reader Letters: HGV tailgating, average speed cameras...


"The authorities should recognise the danger caused by being tailgated by HGVs (often continental lorries) when motorists are trying to keep to the...