Entries by Gary Wilson


Driver Compliance & Responsibilities

As a professional driver, be it a driver of an HGV, a Coach, Van, Car or Minibus, ensuring your vehicle is safe to drive is your legal responsibility not just for your safety but also other road users. The DVSA recommends that a responsible person should always undertake a daily walk around check before taking […]


Riverside Travel – Case Study

Riverside Travel are a minibus & taxi operator based in Blandford Forum, Dorset. Currently they have a fleet of 24 minibuses & taxi’s that they operate around the local area and beyond. To keep on top of their compliance they decided a daily checks app would be the way forward. With three main types of vehicle, […]


CheckPro at RWM

CheckPro are exhibiting at RWM this September     RWM is the leading recycling & waste management event in the UK, attracting over 14,000 industry professionals from the UK & around the globe, where they will be connecting with exhibitors specialising in fields including Energy From Waste, Handling & Logistics, Machinery & Equipment, Recyclers & Reprocessors, […]

Periodic & Preventative Maintenance Inspections

Periodic Maintenance Inspections The DVSA Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness is the main publication that sets out the procedures operators need to undertake in the safety checks and upkeep of commercial vehicles including HGV, Bus & Coach. A key part of the guide is periodic maintenance inspections (PMI’s) which have clear and concise checklists that outline […]

HGV Daily Checks

HGV Daily Walk Around Checks Professional HGV drivers control what can be a potentially dangerous vehicle. A vast majority of operators and conscientious drivers know that it is extremely important for them to take their responsibilities seriously and consider daily walk around checks a vital part of staying safe on the road. The Driver Vehicle […]

UK Road Haulage Industry Overview

The UK road haulage industry is one of, if not the most important industries across the UK today. Trucks & vans are essential for businesses and deliver everything we rely on in our day to day lives including our food, drink, shelter, work places and everything in-between. To put a value on it the UK […]