Monday 23 April 2018

30 years in business for Scania dealer Keltruck

Scania dealer Keltruck Ltd celebrated thirty years in business this month with a special anniversary event, held last Friday at its West Bromwich headquarters (pictured). The dealer, which operates…

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Synthetic diesel could be produced by bacteria

Diesel refined from crude oil could be replaced or augmented by a near-identical fuel produced by genetically-modified E. coli bacteria, according to an article in the Proceedings of…

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Drivers to be enrolled as crash ‘first responders’

Operators are being invited to enrol selected drivers for training as road accident ‘first responders’ by a former trade union boss. David Higginbottom, former general secretary of the…

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New DAF XF now available in Low Deck form

DAF has launched a version of its Euro 6 XF tractor suited to operation with trailers of three-metre internal height, while enabling compliance with continental height limits. The…

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New van fleet lifts Stertil’s service offering

Vehicle lifting specialist Stertil Koni has invested in a fleet of Ford Transit 350 MWB service vans, which it says will increase safety for its engineers, whilst assisting…

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Government research shows Driver CPC awareness ‘not sufficient’

There is still a widespread lack of awareness amongst transport operators about the requirements for Driver CPC, a new government-commissioned report has stated. The Driver CPC Interim Evaluation,…

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DSA releases detailed Driver CPC exemption guidance

UPDATE: The advice discussed in the story below has since been removed from the gov.uk website pending a review, following “queries” by trade associations. Information in this article…

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CV Show: Everquip launches Euro-spec inspection pit

Everquip Garage Equipment used its presence at the CV Show last week to launch its new European-specification workshop inspection pit. The Europit has been developed in order to…

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Bartrums specifies GT Radial tyres for new trailer fleet

Suffolk-based transport firm Bartrums Warehousing and Distribution has taken delivery of 10 Wilcox 70 cubic yard plank sided tipping trailers, all of which feature GT Radial GT876 tyres…

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New CNG filling station will be first of many, says operator

A new compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station in Crewe is to be a benchmark for a network of such sites across the country in the years to…

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