Archive for the ‘Europe’ Category

  • IRU warns on driver shortage

    on Mar 21, 19 • in Europe • with Comments Off on IRU warns on driver shortage

    The European road transport sector is facing the most acute professional driver shortage in decades, a new report by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has found

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  • Planned European truck toll system

    on Oct 31, 16 • in Europe, UK • with Comments Off on Planned European truck toll system

    T-Systems International GmbH, Daimler AG and DKV EURO SERVICE GmbH + Co. KG plan to work together to develop and deliver European Electronic Toll Services (“EETS”) across the whole of Europe. The anticipated form of collaboration is a joint venture. The aim is to sign up sales partners to market the EETS services and to process the tolls vis-a-vis the end customers. The intended collaboration is subject to approval by the competition authorities

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  • DKV supports DocStop petition

    on Oct 25, 16 • in Europe, UK • with Comments Off on DKV supports DocStop petition

    DKV Euro Service is supporting the petition of the association DocStop für Europäer e.V., which is asking for permission for the DocStop sign to be on all motorway services signs

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  • VisionTrack calls for IPT exemption across fleets

    on Aug 8, 16 • in Europe, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on VisionTrack calls for IPT exemption across fleets

    In-vehicle CCTV specialist, Vision Track is calling for the Government to waive the Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) for fleets adopting accident-reducing camera telematics technology

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  • Crazy Autobahn driving highlighted by 3G vehicle camera

    on Apr 21, 16 • in Europe • with Comments Off on Crazy Autobahn driving highlighted by 3G vehicle camera

    A VW Golf was recorded spinning wildly out of control on Germany’s Autobahn and narrowly missing oncoming traffic. The footage was captured using a 3G vehicle camera from Intelligent Telematics fitted on a commercial vehicle, which was on a cross-border delivery route between the UK and mainland Europe. A major collision was only avoided by the quick thinking of the commercial vehicle driver, who was able swerve out of the way of the car as it came to a standstill

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  • IRHA launches HGV Driver Apprenticeship programme

    on Apr 18, 16 • in Europe • with Comments Off on IRHA launches HGV Driver Apprenticeship programme

    The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) has launched a new HGV Driver Apprenticeship programme at its annual conference in Wexford at the weekend

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  • Schmitz Cargobull debuts newest fixed-roof curtainsider

    on Apr 14, 16 • in Europe • with Comments Off on Schmitz Cargobull debuts newest fixed-roof curtainsider

    Schmitz Cargobull’s newest fixed-roof curtainsider model is getting its UK and Ireland premiere, thanks to a purchase of 20 new trailers by Doncaster-based McGregor Logistics

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  • Eight new Volvo FHs for McCulla (Ireland) Ltd

    on Apr 13, 16 • in Europe • with Comments Off on Eight new Volvo FHs for McCulla (Ireland) Ltd

    The first three of eight new Volvo FH-500s have delivered to McCulla (Ireland) Ltd from Volvo Truck & Bus Dealer for Northern Ireland, Dennison Commercials

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  • IRU adopts resolution on migration

    on Apr 12, 16 • in Europe • with Comments Off on IRU adopts resolution on migration

    A resolution on migration and the international refugee crisis has been adopted by the International Road Transport Union’s General Assembly

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  • Goodyear reinvents the truck tyre

    on Apr 5, 16 • in Europe • with Comments Off on Goodyear reinvents the truck tyre

    Goodyear is reinventing the truck tyre with the launch of a completely new industry size: the low profile Goodyear KMAX S steer tyre in the dimension 375/45R22.5.  In addition to this industry innovation, the leading tyre manufacturer further broadens its portfolio with another low profile tyre: the Goodyear KMAX D drive axle tyre in size 315/45R22.5. 

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