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Changing truck tyres – explained step by step

Changing truck tyres – explained step by step

Truck tyres must always be in good condition and have sufficiently deep tread. Otherwise, you and your vehicle pose a danger to road traffic. The legislator does not sh …
How to calculate your expenses correctly

How to calculate your expenses correctly

Truck drivers can invoice their employer for the expenses they incur in the course of their journey. In fact, thanks to the set allowances, this is actually quite simpl …
Goodbye crisps: 10 healthy snacks for the road

Goodbye crisps: 10 healthy snacks for the road

Anyone who sits for a long time in everyday life and has little opportunity to move will unfortunately gain weight all too quickly. If you are also struggling with bein …
How to apply for a driver card

How to apply for a driver card

The driver card registers all your travel, driving and rest periods and must be carried on each individual commercial journey with a truck of more than 3.5 tonnes. As a …
Driving and rest times – Simply explained!

Driving and rest times – Simply explained!

If you are caught failing to comply with the driving and rest periods, you and your employer will be hit with some severe fines. Statutory break times are there to mini …
10 tips to beat boredom during rest periods

10 tips to beat boredom during rest periods

Even if some drivers moan about them, the rest periods when driving a truck are important, so that the only professional drivers on the roads are those that are rested. …
How to stay calm at the next truck police check

How to stay calm at the next truck police check

A police check is a nuisance for every truck driver. It holds you up and minimises the often already tightly calculated travel time. However, there are several things y …