Tuesday 16 October 2018

Jack Richards & Son improves safety with SmartDrive Systems

Norfolk haulier Jack Richards & Son has equipped its fleet with SmartDrive Systems’ video-based driver risk management programme in order to better manage driver performance and on-road risk…

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Trucks to face new clean air charges in UK cities

British cities including Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds and Southampton have published their proposals to tackle atmospheric pollution – and the road transport industry looks set to face significant new…

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DVSA to tackle ‘crisis’ in ATF test availability

The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) sought to address ongoing concern about the lack of availability of heavy vehicle annual roadworthiness test slots at authorised testing facilities…

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Sigmavision to launch new tyre sales management service

Tyre measurement specialist Sigmavision has announced the launch of TreadManager, a new cloud-based tyre sales management service. Developed for the tyre aftermarket, TreadManager will allow tyre providers to…

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Industry best and brightest recognised at Talent in Logistics Awards 2018

Last month saw the annual Talent in Logistics Awards return to Telford International Centre, to celebrate the most outstanding individuals from across the transport and logistics sectors. The…

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Greater London ULEZ coming in 2020

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has expressed “dismay” following confirmation that the London ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) will be extended to cover the whole of Greater London for…

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Volvo steers a safer course

Volvo Trucks is adding new features to its Dynamic Steering system: Stability Control and Lane Keeping Assist. The features are fruits of Volvo’s unique accident research programme, which…

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Road Tech among ‘Ones to Watch’ at Fast Track 100 Awards

Representatives from tachograph and fleet management software provider Road Tech were in attendance at the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 Awards Dinner on 7 June, which was held…

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Shell named as supplier for new CCS agreement

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has named Shell as one of only nine suppliers for its RM6000 Fuel Cards and Associated Services Framework that exists to provide public…

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TotalKare targets 20% growth after MBO

Heavy-duty vehicle lifting equipment provider TotalKare says it is targeting significant growth after being bought as part of a management buy-out (MBO). TotalKare, which sells mobile and fixed…

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