Thursday 26 November 2020

DfT publishes Brexit haulage guide as permit deadline arrives

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published a new guide for hauliers to help them prepare for the end of the Brexit transition period on 1 January, as…

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Figures suggest licensed drivers still unwilling to take the wheel

Research published last month has cast further light on the state of the perceived driver shortage, and the transport industry’s continued failure to recruit and, more importantly, retain,…

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Industry faces transport manager qualification crisis

Fewer than one in three candidates passed the most recent OCR (Oxford Cambridge and RSA) examination to obtain the transport manager (TM) certificate of professional competence (CPC) for…

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Annual tests to continue through lockdown

DVSA will continue to operate its annual tests for vehicles and trailers through the ATF network during the current lockdown. Operators have been asked to only book tests…

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Network Rail reveals Britain’s ‘most-bashed bridges’

Network Rail has named the Watling Street bridge on the A5 in Hinckley, Leicestershire, as winner of the dubious accolade of Britain’s ‘most-bashed bridge’ – having being struck…

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Logistics sector faces major ‘no deal’ Brexit bill

Logistics UK, formerly the Freight Transport Association, predicted last month that a failure of London and Brussels to reach a deal on the UK/EU future relationship by the…

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Brigade: operators put at risk by DVS delay

Fleet operators who are not yet compliant with Transport for London (TfL)’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) requirements must not become complacent, a leading road safety expert has warned….

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Digitalise to survive, say aftermarket experts

Messe Frankfurt, the organiser of the Automechanika events aimed at the automotive aftermarket, recently hosted a webinar discussion on the topic of how digitalisation is altering the way…

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BPW invests in UK axle assembly operation

Following a multi-million pound investment, trailer technology provider BPW has announced it has now completed the first phase of its expansion plan to introduce an axle assembly line…

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TVG’s tips for making the right DVS investment

Elliot Goff, head of sales at The Vehicle Group (TVG), discusses some factors to consider when selecting a safety equipment provider Choosing which supplier to pick for your…

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