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Top tips for driving safely this winter

Tips for staying safe on the road in this horrendous weather (good weather if you’re a kid getting the week off school!) are understandably being shared everywhere this week. Without an end to the snowy blizzard in sight (we’re being dramatic, the snow will be gone by next week), here are our top tips to get you through not only snow but flooding and fog.

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Changes to fines for commercial drivers

From the 5th March 2018, the rules around fining drivers for committing driving hours offences are changing. When the new rules come into effect, if you’re caught you could be fined up to £300 and can also be prosecuted or have your vehicle immobilised. It won’t just apply to offences committed that day, but anytime the rules are broken in the last 28 days, meaning the fines can be huge.

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Best apps for lorry drivers

As Bluestones Warrington’s Operations Director put it so well, “back in the day when I was a lad/driver we used good old-fashioned street maps and the tongue in our heads to ask for directions, had to use a call box to make phone calls and had what was called a BT chargecard which direct dialled the office. None of this electronic stuff…”

But, those days have gone (for better or worse, we don’t know yet) and there is now a whole host of apps available to make life on the road a little easier. Whether you opt for the free apps or shell out a bit of money for the premium ones, there’s no doubt there’s something out there to help you with your job

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Bluestones Logistics crown Drivers of the Year

As part of a month-long celebration of the UK’s professional drivers, a specialist logistics agency has crowned three candidates as their Drivers of the Year.

Throughout the whole of November, Bluestones Logistics ran their Thank You Truckers campaign to celebrate the men and women who work as drivers in the country’s busy logistics industry. As part of the new campaign, the agency also launched their Driver of the Year awards to recognise and reward their hardest working candidates.

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Bluestones Logistics launches “Thank you truckers” campaign

Bluestones Logistics has launched a new campaign celebrating the people who work one of the country’s most demanding and important jobs – professional driving.

The “Thank you truckers” campaign has been designed to celebrate professional drivers, who are often overlooked, and remind the public of the important job these people do. 

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Who won the supercar experience days?

We’re pleased to announce the lucky winners of our win a supercar experience day competition. Thank you to everyone who entered but we could only have three winners.

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Bluestones Logistics launches new website

We’re delighted to announce that we’re launching our new website, which should make it even easier for our candidates to find the roles they want.

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Bluestones Logistics celebrates 2 year anniversary

The Cheshire-based logistics recruitment agency, which specialises in the supply of recruitment solutions to the logistics and transport industry has celebrated its 2-year anniversary. Over the past 2 years, the dynamic driving recruitment agency has enjoyed phenomenal success winning 4 awards along the way; including the prestigious Best New Business Warrington, Best New Business Retail, Inspirational Leadership and Company Values.

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Bluestones Logistics Derby is now one!

Specialist driving recruitment agency, Bluestones Logistics Derby, is celebrating its one-year anniversary in November and business is booming.

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Bluestones Logistics surges into top 15 automotive recruiters

Logistics recruitment company Bluestones Logistics has surged into the top 15 automotive recruitment companies in the UK according to Recruitment International. The company, which is part of the ever expanding Bluestones Group has seen its turnover increase from £1.2m to £3.6m in the previous 12 months.

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