Thursday 20 September 2018

WABCO workshop tool helps detect air pressure leakage

Vehicle technology specialist WABCO has developed an Ultrasonic Leakage Detector, designed to help workshops reduce repair times through improved leak detection. Eliminating leaks from air pressure systems is…

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Montracon double-decker delivers for John T Evans

South Wales-based Palletways member John T Evans Haulage has ordered its second Montracon double-deck curtainsider, within a few weeks of putting the first into service. The new model,…

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Millers of Speyside beefs up fleet with Gray & Adams bodies

Highlands meat supplier Millers of Speyside has invested in heavily reinforced, temperature-controlled bodies from Gray & Adams for transporting 75kg cuts of beef, suspended on hooks from its…

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Crane and forklift combo brings benefits for engineering firm

Fitting their new Volvo FM13 four axle rigid with both a Hiab crane and a Moffett truck-mounted forklift is helping to improve productivity at civil engineering contractor Maltaward….

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Goodyear renews Culina tyre partnership

Tyre specialist Goodyear and its TruckForce servicing and breakdown network have announced the commencement of a new contract with Culina Logistics, following a successful three-year relationship with the…

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Government proposes U-turn on Driver CPC exemptions

The Driving Standards Agency is analysing responses to a consultation, which closed on 28 June, on two proposals it has made to widen the current scope of Driver…

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VOSA to merge with Driving Standards Agency

The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency, VOSA, and the Driving Standards Agency (DSA), are to merge during the course of the next year, the roads safety minister Stephen…

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Downton invests in in-cab telematics from Microlise

Logistics specialist CM Downton Ltd has invested in a new in-cab telematics system, which is being rolled out across its entire, 500-strong fleet having already been introduced  at…

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Nearly one in three foreign trucks unroadworthy

Foreign trucks entering the UK are more likely to be overweight or have mechanical faults than British-registered vehicles, but their drivers are less likely to be in breach…

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DfT plans changes to longer semi-trailer trial

The Department for Transport has opened a consultation on plans to change the allocations process currently in operation for the trial of longer semi-trailers, launched in January 2012. The department…

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