Petrol shortage: Fuel levels back to normal as panic appears to be over


The petrol shortage crisis appears to be over with fuel sales fallen by two thirds and filling station tank levels returned to normal levels.
Transport Secretary applies for £50 million lorry parks upgrade to tempt HGV drivers back

£50 million for lorry park upgrades


The Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, has applied for £50 million in funding from the Treasury to upgrade lorry parks.
Learning to drive an HGV

How to become an HGV driver


With HGV drivers hitting the headlines, we look at how to become one, how much it costs, and what to expect in terms of pay.
FedEx to begin self-driving truck trials on US highways between Dallas and Houston

FedEx to begin self-driving truck trials


US parcel delivery firm FedEx is to begin testing a fleet of self-driving trucks on highways in the state of Texas in partnership with Aurora.
Bridge strike

Lorry strike to bridge halts Cornwall train


Train services to and from Cornwall have been severely disrupted following an incident in which a Tesco lorry struck a bridge in Plymouth.
Aldi raises lorry drivers' pay to keep shops stocked

Aldi raises HGV drivers' pay amid shortage


Supermarket chain Aldi has boosted wages for lorry drivers to encourage them to stay with the company and keep shelves stocked.
Hyundai ships first units of hydrogen-powered heavy duty lorry

Government moves to end HGV driver shortage


The Government has written an open letter to the UK logistics sector pledging to improve working conditions and simplify tests for new drivers.
HGV in London

Diesel HGV ban for 2040


It has been confirmed today that the government plans to ban the sale of diesel lorries in the UK by 2040, at the latest.
Hyundai ships first units of hydrogen-powered heavy duty lorry

Hyundai delivers 10 hydrogen-powered lorries


Hyundai has shipped ten of the world’s first hydrogen-powered heavy duty lorry to Europe.
Maryland Police pull over 500 trucks in single day for safety inspections

Police inspect 500 trucks 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.