Sunday 19 August 2018

RAM Tracking: over half of fleets plan expansion despite Brexit

Well over half of fleet managers in the UK are shrugging off market concerns and planning to expand over the next twelve months, according to a survey coordinated…

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Industry positive on Brexit progress amidst political turmoil

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) and Road Haulage Association (RHA) have both cautiously welcomed attempts to secure “frictionless” trade between the UK and EU as part of the…

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DfT unveils ‘Road to Zero’ emissions plans for HGV

The Department for Transport (DfT) has unveiled its new Road to Zero Strategy, which outlines its ambitions to slash vehicle emissions over the coming decades, including from HGVs….

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Training win for Wincanton at Talent in Logistics Awards

The Wincanton Health, Safety, Driver Training & Development Team (Co-Op Contract) has been named Training Team of the Year at the Talent in Logistics Awards 2018, which took…

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Spafax highlights cost of mirror damage

Commercial vehicle mirror technology provider Spafax International Ltd has highlighted the cost and safety benefits of its polycarbonate mirror range for truck and bus applications. “Often the first…

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AdBlue: busting the myths with Certas

AdBlue distributor Certas Energy Lubricants has provided guidance for operators regarding the procurement and handling of the fluid. With the drive to improve air quality in UK towns…

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Jack Richards & Son improves safety with SmartDrive Systems

Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son has equipped its fleet with SmartDrive Systems’ video-based driver risk management programme in order to better manage driver performance and on-road risk…

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Trucks to face new clean air charges in UK cities

British cities including Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds and Southampton have published their proposals to tackle atmospheric pollution – and the road transport industry looks set to face significant new…

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DVSA to tackle ‘crisis’ in ATF test availability

The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) sought to address ongoing concern about the lack of availability of heavy vehicle annual roadworthiness test slots at authorised testing facilities…

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Sigmavision to launch new tyre sales management service

Tyre measurement specialist Sigmavision has announced the launch of TreadManager, a new cloud-based tyre sales management service. Developed for the tyre aftermarket, TreadManager will allow tyre providers to…

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