Category Archives for Road Haulage

Transporter tips: How to write a winning profile

Oct
24

How to write your winning profile So you’re set up on Delivery Quote compare and ready to bid on the huge number of jobs listed daily, however you’re new to the site and don’t have feedback yet to give our consumers confidence. A winning profile goes a long way to give customers more information about […]

Transporting a Motorcycle – safe and secure

Oct
10

Transporting a Motorcycle, 10 tips:   So you have a motorcycle all the freedom and the sheer coolness factor of owning one. Sometimes however you have to move your pride and joy from place A to place B. So how do you go about transporting a motorcycle? Well here’s 10 ideas to get you on […]

Ctrack Launches RFID Tracking Solution

Jan
3

Ctrack is soon to send out its new integrated RFID monitoring system across Europe. The new monitoring systems are designed to protect high-value goods. Following it’s success in South Africa and Asia Pacific, ISIS which has been developed with Mega Fortris who are a specialist designer and manufacturer of security seals, will be launched in […]

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The Most Powerful Trucks In The World

Dec
30

Trucks come in different sizes, configurations, and load capacities. There are two companies that have come out with trucks so powerful that they could put even super cars to shame. These two companies are Scania and Volvo, and they have been fighting for the title of the most powerful truck in the world as well […]

94% Of Fleet Cars & Vans Setting High Standards For Tyre Safety

Dec
27

As part of the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) Van Excellence conferences, expert technicians from local ATS Euromaster centres checked the tyres of 301 vehicles in Sheffield, Slough and Dunblane. From these tests ATS Euromaster has revealed that in the majority of cases fleet vehicles qualify for the highest level of tyre safety classification. The car […]

Unusual Deliveries

Top 5 Sat Nav Voices

Dec
18

A survey of 1,000 motorists by the motoring website Motors.co.uk has revealed the most popular satnav voices to direct you to your destination. While some are performed by the people themselves, some of the voices have been provided by impersonators. Either way, these top 5 are sure to provide you with a laugh.   1. Brian […]

5 Best Rest Stops In The World

Dec
13

For every trucker one of the most important things on any road trip is rest stop accessibility. No trucker wants to spend any longer on the road than he has to before his next break. Fortunately, not every rest stop in the world is limited to just fuel, food, and toilets. Some are a little […]

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Driving safely in the wind – DQC tips

Dec
5

The weather is making national news this week across the UK with a wide range of road accidents occurring due to the extremely blustery conditions. Scotland has been the worst affected home nation as a Lorry driver’s truck was blown on top of two cars. Storms of up to 100 mph have been reported in […]

HGV drivers plan protest on A9 during busy Christmas period

Nov
29

  A group of Lorry drivers in Scotland are planning an imminent protest on the A9 to show their opposition to the plans to introduce average speed cameras and not increase the speed limit for HGVs. The A9 is an important trade route connecting the large Scottish conurbations of Dunblane and Inverness, and the drivers […]

How to prepare your vehicle for bad weather conditions

Nov
27

With ice on the roads seemingly becoming more frequent, the severe weather the winter can bring has become more apparent. The potential challenges drivers can face are many, as drivers can find themselves stuck on even the most familiar of roads. Here are some tips for winter driving for drivers trying to make their deliveries […]