Thursday 18 December 2014



New name for Highways Agency ‘befits new remit’

The Highways Agency’s transformation from government agency to government-owned company will be accompanied by a rebrand, the government has announced. The agency, which operates and maintains England’s strategic…

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The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has said it has convinced the government to delay its plans to abolish the paper counterpart to the driving licence, asserting that the…

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Transport industry trade associations have offered a lukewarm reaction to the chancellor George Osborne’s autumn statement – noting his reiteration that fuel duty will remain frozen for the…

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Commercial News

Bridgestone and Ryder

Bridgestone helps Ryder cut callouts by 28%

Tyre specialist Bridgestone has reported a 28 per cent drop in tyre-related breakdown callouts for commercial vehicle rental giant Ryder, one year on from the implementation of a…

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Graham Young, general manager at battery and charging systems supplier Antares TDC, offers his take on how specialist fleets can help prevent battery problems Are you responsible for…

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Snack food giant Tayto Group has reportedly slashed its annual fuel spend by £72,000 as well as reducing its carbon footprint, after deploying TomTom Telematics technology to help…

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