Tuesday 16 October 2018

Industry fears ‘wheels will stop’ as post-Brexit migration policy bites

More details have emerged over the last month of the potential operational consequences of Brexit for both international and domestic hauliers. The prime minister Theresa May is currently…

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Ford & Slater apprentices compete in head-to-head charity truck-pull

Apprentices from DAF dealer Ford & Slater have been pushing themselves to the limit in the ultimate battle of strength, stamina and teamwork – in a one-of-a-kind charity…

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Allstar: on-the-road expenses put burden on van drivers

Fifty-seven per cent of workers in the UK who regularly travel for business have suffered personal financial difficulties as a result of paying for expenses out of their…

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Industry braced for Brexit as deal deadline looms

As Theresa May smarts from an all-out offensive by European Union officials and member state leaders on her much-vaunted Chequers plan for the UK’s future relationship with the…

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DVSA rolls out emissions enforcement nationwide

The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has ramped up its efforts to curb the use by truck operators of emissions cheat devices, with a nationwide rollout of…

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Transport sector blasts ‘ignorant’ post-Brexit migration proposals

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) and Road Haulage Association (RHA) have both condemned a report from the government’s Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), which has called for restrictions for…

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Get on board with on-vehicle power

When a vehicle breaks downs due to tyre problems, it is a tyre repair company’s job to get the customer back on the road as quickly as possible….

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MAN and Scania parent group gets market-ready with Traton rebrand

Volkswagen Group has announced that its commercial vehicle subsidiary, Volkswagen Truck & Bus – which comprises the Scania and MAN truck brands, as well as South American operation…

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Planners must consider truck parking in industrial areas

Planners should consider truck parking facilities before approving planning applications for industrial sites, the government has said. New guidelines included in the latest updated National Planning Policy Framework…

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FTA airs concern over London borough ‘HGV ban’

A so-called ultra-low emission vehicle (UVEV) zone introduced by the London Borough of Hackney on 3 September amounts to an effective ban on trucks, according to the Freight…

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