Saturday 24 June 2017

Mobileye driver alerting technology ‘cuts collision risk’

Fewer accidents, lower fuel costs and better employee safety are some of the benefits of adding automated driver alerting technology to HGV and public sector fleets already on…

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Calls for weakened May to rethink customs union exit

The surprise result of Thursday’s general election has been swiftly followed by calls from the transport industry for the government to reconsider its approach to Brexit – specifically,…

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‘Don’t let diesel be branded the new asbestos’

Mounting concern about the threat to health posed by diesel exhaust fumes could see clean and efficient Euro 6 heavy-duty diesels being banned from many cities because of…

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Driver CPC bottleneck looms in 2019

Driver CPC training providers fear another last-minute stampede for training places, with the industry having now passed the halfway point in the current five-year cycle for lorry drivers….

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Opinion: keep an eye on driver surveillance

Researcher and supply chain risk expert David Hogarth, formerly an international truck driver, argues that the increasing surveillance of drivers by their employers will play a growing role…

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Scania refreshes engine ranges as latest trucks roll out

VW Group subsidiary Scania has further distanced itself from exhaust gas recirculation as a means of controlling diesel emissions with the launch of new ratings for its modular…

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Truck market makes stable start to year

The truck market began the year in stable form, with an increase of 0.4 per cent over the first quarter of 2016 to record the registration of 10,406…

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Truck makers ‘still waiting for direct vision guidance’

The prospect of more devolved British cities effectively imposing their own versions of the Construction & Use Regulations on truck operators alarmed senior truck manufacturer representatives at the…

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Telematics data ‘may put operators in breach of GDPR’

Transport operators need to be aware of all the implications of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force in May of next year, Paul Currie,…

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Experts outline driver fatigue safety risks

Operators should think very carefully about the health and safety implications before acquiescing to pressure to switch to night-time deliveries, according to Richard Brewer, the lead technical executive…

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