Readers of popular motoring magazine AutoExpress may have spotted a mention of Training Mentor in a recent online article about HGV driving. The feature, titled ‘What’s it like to be an HGV driver?’, provided readers with a great insight into what it’s like to drive a truck. AutoExpress writer Dean Gibson wrote of his experience trying out handling a large goods vehicle for the first time, with other AutoExpress staff, at the MAN Truck & Bus fleet event at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire.
The article provided a detailed description of the experience from the point of view of someone completely new to the industry: before attending the event, Dean had never driven anything larger than a van. If you’re wondering what it’s like driving a truck, we recommend checking out the piece for yourself. It covers many topics, including different chassis types, the drivers viewpoint and mirrors, handling, and even fuel efficient technology.
always give trucks room at junctions. They might see you, but they still need the space to turn