Driver CPC – Confusion Could Result In Prosecution Says Tachoblog

Steve Williams – the oracle of all things compliance – from TruckUK, has a warning about the Driver CPC and how you ignore it at your (and your company’s) peril. Although Steve believes that this is only likely to affect a very small minority of operators (especially as so few new entrants are coming into [...]

New Rugby League Eddie Stobart Trucks In Convoy – Tachoblog Has The News And Pictures

Yesterday the North West of England saw the first official convoy of the new rugby league Eddie Stobart trucks – making its way from Stobart Ports in Widnes to the Theatre of Dreams, Old Trafford in Manchester – to launch the new Stobart Super League.

UK Road User Charge For Foreign Hauliers – Tachoblog Has The News And The Reactions

UK Road Minister Mike Penning yesterday announced plans for a Road User Charge for foreign hauliers using the UK’s roads. Most EU states charge lorries for using their roads which means that British vehicles have to pay to drive in Europe, while foreign lorries can drive for free in the UK. Speaking to Tachoblog, Mike [...]

2012 HGV Inspection Manual – Get It Here Says Tachoblog

VOSA’s 2012 HGV Inspection Manual (consolidated edition) and other associated documents are now available.   Thanks to Steve Williams – the oracle of all things compliance – from TruckUK, Tachoblog can tell you that as with everything from VOSA, the documentation is only available online, by going to Now click below for more on [...]

London Low Emission Zone Lifeline – Tachoblog Reports

Transport for London has thrown vehicle operators who will miss the deadline for retrofitting their fleets in line with the London Low Emission Zone engine requirements a lifeline.

The government agency will not penalise non-compliant operators if they can prove they have ordered retrofit systems ahead of the 3 January deadline.

Navigate With Bert And Ernie – Can You Tell Me How To Get To Sesame Street Asks Tachoblog

Bert and Ernie are two of Tachoblog’s favourite Sesame Street inhabitants. So we now desperately want a Tom Tom device so they can direct us to wherever we want to go.

M25 Turns 25 – And Tachoblog Has 25 M25 Facts

This week the M25 – one of the UK’s most (in)famous motorways – celebrates its 25th anniversary. Thanks to Auto Trader, Tachoblog can bring you 25 M25 facts.

A New DAF XF105 For Andrew – Tachoblog Reports On Barry Proctor Services’ New Flagship

A striking DAF XF105 that’s bristling with extra lights, and in a stunning metallic paint finish has become the new flagship of Barry Proctor Services’ 24-strong fleet.

Changes To The UK Operator Licence – Pay Attention To TruckUK Says Tachoblog

If you hold a UK Operator Licence There are changes coming in from 4 December 2011, TruckUK‘s Steve Williams – the oracle of all things compliance –has the details.

An All Electric Truck Snow Plough – On Tachoblog In August

News reaches Tachoblog that the UK’s first all electric truck snow plough is ready for action. As it’s August, those of us not living near Vic H – see the last two View From The Cab posts – will be (hopefully) enjoying some sun and warmth but thinking ahead, Birmingham-based building maintenance firm Drewmark Building [...]

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