Entries by Morgan Williams

The 10 top reasons that HGVs fail their annual tests

An EU directive revised the HGV MOT rules in 2014, slightly extending the range of vehicles obliged to have HGV examinations (lighter trailers, fast tractors), and changing some of the tests. The declared intention is to reduce the number of fatalities on Europe’s roads due to vehicle faults, from over 5 every day to zero. […]

How truckers can stay healthy on the road

Tell HGV drivers they lead a sedentary lifestyle and they won’t be amused – driving is tiring work. From the medical point of view, though, long hours sitting in a cab pose many of the same risks as sedentary office-based roles, as some additional risks too. Old fashioned advice, such as to go jogging at […]