HGV Driving


How To Get An HGV Operator’s Licence

If you want to obtain an HGV operator’s licence it is likely that you have put things in place to start and operate your own HGV business.  Obtaining an HGV licence ensures that the HGVs within your business operate in a safe and proper manner, ensuring that goods are transported safely and in accordance with…

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Self-Driving HGVs – Are They The Future?

The Road Haulage Association have been issuing warnings about a shortage of HGV drivers for some time.  As the HGV driver shortage seems likely to continue, the question arises – are self-driving HGV’s the future, and can they plug the gap?  When self-driving HGV trucks were first mentioned many years ago they seemed to be…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): MOT extensions for HGV’s

Coronavirus (COVID-19): MOT extensions for HGV’s Isis Insurance have recently written about the temporary pausing of MOT’s during lockdown. MOT’s are now back in place for HGV’s, buses and coaches but with changes to MOT tests because of coronavirus. How this affects you depends on when your MOT is due to expire. HGVs and buses…

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HGV Driving Rules Relaxation (due to Covid-19) has now ended

HGV Driving Rules Relaxation (due to Covid-19) has now ended In March, Isis Insurance published an article outlining the following 2 important points for drivers and operators of HGV vehicles. These temporary measures came into place from the Government to help Haulage operators provide vital transportation during the lock-down period during COVID-19. This covered: 1)…

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Latest Government Covid-19 stats show HGV road usage on the increase

Latest Government Covid-19 stats show HGV road usage on the increase Isis Insurance team members were watching the recent Covid-19 Government briefing on Sunday 31st May, with particular interest in our specialist sector the Haulage industry and what the easing of lock-down measures may bring in “getting back to normal”. It was interesting to see…

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Top tips on how to become a truck driver

Top tips on how to become a truck driver If you want to become a truck driver, some of the more obvious personal qualities may spring immediately to mind – qualities such as: a nature that is essentially calm and unflappable when under pressure; an ability to concentrate on the job in hand, even when…

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