Monday 15 July 2019

Synectics Mobile Systems wins Stagecoach CCTV deal

Camera equipment and telematics specialist Synectics Mobile Systems has signed a new three-year contract with bus giant Stagecoach to supply, install and maintain CCTV solutions on its 8,000-strong…

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VOSA/DVA fee changes: consultation launched

A consultation has been launched on proposals by VOSA to alter the fee structures for some of the services the agency provides, including HGV and PSV testing, operator…

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No mandatory eco-driving training for Driver CPC, says DfT

The Department for Transport has decided not to make eco-driver training a compulsory part of Driver CPC, due to evidence it has gathered that suggests at least some…

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Supreme Court air quality ruling may impact on fleet operators

The UK’s Supreme Court has ruled that the government has failed to meet its obligations under the European Air Quality Directive to reduce the levels of nitrogen dioxide…

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New xlite wheels make Truckfest debut

Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) will give its two new xlite super single forged aluminium wheels their show debut on stand A28 at Truckfest Peterborough. The company claims…

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MPs recommend HGV access restrictions to drive cyclist safety

A group of MPs has recommended a variety of measures in order to drive up safety standards for cyclists on Britain’s roads, including access restrictions for HGVs at busy times in urban areas….

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IRTE reports CV Show success as visitor numbers rise

Visitor numbers to the Commercial Vehicle Show, held at the NEC in April, were up by nearly 12 per cent on the 2012 event, to over 18,000 over…

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EC plans to relax truck design rules while clamping down on overloading

The European Commission has published new proposals which would relax current restrictions on heavy goods vehicle design, in a bid to reduce fuel consumption and save the lives…

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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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