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  • SmartWitness prepares for busiest-ever Commercial Vehicle Show

    on Mar 18, 15 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on SmartWitness prepares for busiest-ever Commercial Vehicle Show

    Sales of vehicle journey recorders in the UK at set to exceed one million for the first time, according to new figures released by SmartWitness ahead of the Commercial Vehicle Show. Increasing numbers of drivers are relying on ‘dash-cams’ to improve their driving and save on their insurance premiums

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  • Haulage operators get speed limit reminder

    on Mar 18, 15 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Haulage operators get speed limit reminder

    From April 6, the speed limit for HGVs travelling on single and dual carriageways in England and Wales will be increased

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  • FTA disappointed tolls will continue on Severn River Crossing

    on Mar 18, 15 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on FTA disappointed tolls will continue on Severn River Crossing

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has expressed its disappointment at news that tolls will continue on the Severn River Crossing tolls once the concession ends

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  • Walsh and Sons chooses Renault Range Cs

    on Mar 15, 15 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Walsh and Sons chooses Renault Range Cs

    Leading London integration construction services provider, S. Walsh and Sons Ltd, has diversified its fleet to include 25 Renault Range Cs, the first to join its 40-strong DAF-dominated line-up. Supplied by Renault Trucks Essex, the Range Cs were chosen following a review of 5 major manufacturers, with Renault Trucks offering the best deal overall, including impressive vehicle features and performance as well as a comprehensive repair and maintenance contract. The 32 tonne range C430 8x4s are fitted with Fruehauf light weight steel tipper bodies and started hitting the roads from January onwards

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  • Fleetmatics celebrates 10th anniversary

    on Nov 4, 14 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Fleetmatics celebrates 10th anniversary

    Fleetmatics celebrates its 10th anniversary as a leader in the global SaaS-based mobile workforce industry, saluting a decade of several major milestones. To date, the company has approximately 523,000 vehicles under subscription, over 24,000 global businesses, 27 billion miles tracked and more than 62 billion data points collected to provide key benchmarking and business intelligence insights for companies looking to better manage expenses, employee productivity and customer satisfaction

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  • McGregor Logistics chooses Intelligent Telemetics

    on Oct 29, 14 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on McGregor Logistics chooses Intelligent Telemetics

    McGregor Logistics, the Doncaster-based freight transport specialist, has adopted a 3G vehicle camera solution from Intelligent Telematics to improve road safety and reduce insurance costs. Intelligent Telematics’ IT1000 3G cameras will be fitted across a fleet of 51 vehicles made up of tractor units, 17-tonne rigids and 7.5-tonne rigids as part of McGregor Logistics’ duty of care and efficiency strategies

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  • Lorry drivers urged to beware

    on Oct 29, 14 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Lorry drivers urged to beware

    Lorry drivers are urged to be more aware of what is going on around them with other roads users, be they vehicles, cyclists or pedestrians, now that the hour has gone back

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  • European road freight sector endures another year of weak growth

    on Oct 29, 14 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on European road freight sector endures another year of weak growth

    The European road freight sector endured another year of weak growth and anaemic profits, according to the latest market report from Transport Intelligence, European Road Freight Transport

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  • SAF-HOLLAND sales boosted by aftermarket expansion

    on Oct 16, 14 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on SAF-HOLLAND sales boosted by aftermarket expansion

    SAF-HOLLAND, a leading supplier of highly efficient components, systems, and service programs in the global commercial vehicle industry, has recently seen an upsurge in sales of its aftermarket trailer products, thanks to the opening of a new parts distribution depot at Oldbury in the West Midlands by Montracon Ltd and as a result of ongoing expansion by Ireland’s largest parts supplier SDC Truck and Trailer Parts

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  • New Volvo FL and FMX – now with crew cab

    on Oct 16, 14 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on New Volvo FL and FMX – now with crew cab

    The new Volvo FL and Volvo FMX are now available at Euro-6 with the option of a four-door crew cab for operations such as fire and rescue services or roadside assistance. The crew cabs offer the same high level of safety as all Volvo Trucks’ other cabs

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