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Perfect Storm - Fuel Prices Set To Spike

Worldwide oil production has been at an all time high. With the suspension of Iranian sanctions adding even more to supplies, and the global dowturn e...

Driver Of The Year - Think You Have What It Takes?

We all know that the best drivers drive with Freeway. But would any of you fancy yourselves skilled enough to compete for driver of the year? The comp...

The Rise Of The Robots - Government Tests Driverless Lorries

It's not quite the rise of the robots we might have feared. But it still could strike terror in to the hearts of HGV drivers everywhere - The Briti.....

New Road Safety Initiative From Volvo For Cyclists

Volvo recently launched a new initiative aimed at protection cyclists and other vulnerable road users. The initiative, known as "See And Be Seen" ai...

Ping Pong Balls - Dangerous, Yes or No?

To some, UN rules on dangerous goods can cause a lot of red tape and hold up. At the same time, no one wants dangerous materials handled in an inappro...

There's Giving Your Mate a Bump Start, Then There's This - Charity HGV Pull.

You've probably given your mate a bump start before. Or even had one yourself on a cold winter morning.  But how's about this. For Charity, Volvo h...

WELL DONE OUR LORRAINE!!! Brecon Beacon Marathon Completed – Saturday 14th November 2015

Lorraine was also running to raise money for one of the charities Freeway support, The Forget Me Not Childrens Hospital in Huddersfield in which her f...

I Am Brave Fight To Wild Bear - Creative/Funny Applications - No 10

Creativity, humour and honesty go along way in the job market.  But sometimes it's good to tone it down a little.  And you certainly can't fault t...

Cycle Aware - Cycle Training For HGV Drivers

Cyclists and HGV drivers are often not the best of friends, and over the years cyclists have unfortunately lost lives when the two come in to contact....

£1.5 Billion For Road Improvement, Fuel Duty Freeze

Britain's roads are in quite a state. Over congested (the most congested motorway system in europe), old, and damaged. Any one of our drivers has to ...

Jobs For Veterans - Solution For Driver Shortage

As the economy has picked up, and demand has increased, the driver shortage has paralyzed the logistic industry. But now, the Royal Haulage Associatio...

New Operation Stack Decision - Stanford West Lorry Park

A new decision has been made by the government to push ahead with the proposed Stanford West Lorry Park. This will attempt to deal with heightened tra...

The Town With Too Many Jobs

Brexit got you down? Perhaps you're feeling the need for a new adventure? Or maybe you'd just like to live in a more exotic location... Welcome to K...

Why Use A Specialist Recruiter?

Some companies use in house recruitment, others prefer to use agencies. But what are the advantages of using an Agency?  Candidates Instead Of Applic...

Fancy Yourself A Mega Machine?

Some of the lorries we have in the UK are pretty massive. But check out this beast.The lorry, 25 metres in length, has a 60 tonne capacity! Kitted it ...

Government Plan To Solve Driver Shortage

Perhaps you did or didn't know there has been a driver shortage of late. This i fact stretches back to the crash of 2008/9. While the supply and dema...

Pass Rate For Annual Checks Increases For The Third Year Running

Pass Rate For Annual Checks Increases For The Third Year RunningWe all know it can be a pain to have to deal with an annual vehicle check failure on y...

Beer Taster Needed?

We all have our own idea of the perfect job, but for many, a beer taster has to be right up there. So step right up; the Walled City Brewery in Londe...

Only Apply For Open Positions - Creative/Funny Applications - No 9

Have you ever been frustrated by the lack of positions on the market?  This guy has found an interesting way around the problem. Not sure how well it...

Jobs Have Moved On A Bit From The 60's!

The jobs market is constantly moving, and keeping up with the roles and skills can be challenging. Who knows, in 30 years, robots will likely be doing...