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Will we see you at TruckFest Peterborough?

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Will we see you at TruckFest Peterborough?

CDC TruckStuff will be at TruckFest in Peterborough between 29th April and 1st May. Whether we have met you before or not, we would love to see you so come along and say hello.  Since 1983 Truckfest has been delivering a great day out and a fantastic family experience. Be amazed by monster trucks and arena stunt shows, meet special guests and see some incredible trucks. TruckStuff are regulars at the annual event, having attended the show on numerous occasions over the course of its 40 year existence.  We are looking forward to once again taking part in what is always...

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Learn the CB radio lingo

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Learn the CB radio lingo

Are you familiar with CB slang? Do you know your Evil Knievels from your flying doughnuts? If not, have a read through our guide below and you’ll avoid being a mud duck and instead be 10-8 to knowing the CB lingo! What is CB radio? Citizens band, or ‘CB’ is a mobile radio system that allows short-distance communication between individuals. CB originated in the US in the late 1940s, and within 20 years it had become a common feature of trucks all over the country. Truckers would use them to communicate with each other, and they became increasingly popular following...

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Does the UK truck driving industry have an employee turnover issue?

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Does the UK truck driving industry have an employee turnover issue?

Truck drivers are the lifeblood of almost every industry in the world. Without them, there would be mass shortages in every area, from food and water to clothing, furniture, building materials and oil (and a whole lot more). So, with trucks playing such an important role in our lives, does the industry have an employee turnover issue? And if so, why? What the stats say about driver turnover Firstly, the answer is yes, the UK truck driving industry has an employee turnover issue (as do most countries). And the latest statistics by Driverrequire.co.uk bear that out. In their 2021 study,...

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Have you driven any of these iconic UK roads?

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Have you driven any of these iconic UK roads?
There’s nothing like jumping into your wagon, pulling out of the yard, hitting the road and heading to your first customer. And if you’re lucky, you might travel along some of the UK’s most scenic and iconic roads while you’re in your HGV.

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Does the UK have a road freight crime issue?

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Does the UK have a road freight crime issue?
It’s estimated that road freight crime costs the UK over £250 million per year...

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