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  • Plan ahead to cope with urban charges and lorry bans – says FTA

    on Aug 8, 17 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Plan ahead to cope with urban charges and lorry bans – says FTA

    Cities across the UK will start levying prohibitively high charges on older HGVs and vans, for air quality reasons,between early 2019 and the end of 2020. London has plans that could see, at the same time, many HGVs banned from the capital for having insufficient direct vision. Operators need to plan procurement or other coping strategies now to ensure the business impact is minimised

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  • New 2017-model DAF XF makes Tip-ex debut

    on May 25, 17 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on New 2017-model DAF XF makes Tip-ex debut

    Following its global introduction at the CV Show in April, DAF Trucks is showcasing the first right-hand-drive example of its new 2017 model year XF tractor unit at Tip-ex 2017 in Harrogate

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  • RHA calls for enforcement of 45-hour weekly rest rules

    on Apr 4, 17 • in Latest News, UK • with Comments Off on RHA calls for enforcement of 45-hour weekly rest rules

    The Road Haulage Association has written to Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Lord Ahmed to voice its disappointment that the urgent issue of weekly rest rules has been further delayed while additional stakeholder views are sought

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  • Road safety needs more effective DVSA systems says RHA

    on Mar 7, 17 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Road safety needs more effective DVSA systems says RHA

    “The UK road haulage industry must set an example for road safety. Operators who are not adhering to essential safety standards should be sought out and removed from the industry.” That’s the demand from Richard Burnett, chief executive of the Road Haulage Association

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  • VisionTrack camera captures dramatic crash footage

    on Jan 31, 17 • in Latest News, UK • with Comments Off on VisionTrack camera captures dramatic crash footage

    This is the dramatic moment a teenager driver smashes into a fleet driver after a 75mph police chase. The fleet driver’s  VisionTrack VT2000 camera captures the moment the 17-year-old’s Toyota RAV4’s spins in the air is sent hurtling towards his Vauxhall Astra ‘like a missile.&#

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  • Pub landlady swaps beer taps for big trucks

    on Dec 28, 16 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Pub landlady swaps beer taps for big trucks

    A former pub landlady of fifteen years has swapped her life of pulling pints to become the first female salesman at Guest Truck and Van

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  • Search on for Oil Industry Driver Of The Year 2017

    on Nov 16, 16 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Search on for Oil Industry Driver Of The Year 2017

    With less than six months to go until the key event in the oil and fuel distribution industry’s calendar, FPS EXPO 2017, t, he hunt is now on to find the finest tanker driver in the UK and Republic of Ireland and the organisers of FPS EXPO 2017, the Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS), is calling on all oil distributors to nominate for its Driver Of The Year Awards 2017.  

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  • Keeping the power on

    on Oct 31, 16 • in Latest News, UK • with Comments Off on Keeping the power on

    NIE Networks is responsible for managing 47,000 kilometres of overhead and underground cables that deliver electricity to 850,000 homes and businesses across Northern Ireland. As part of its regular replacement vehicle programme, the fleet – which currently comprises over 400 vehicles – has taken on the first five Volvo FL 4×4 trucks to go into service in the UK and Ireland

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  • Postponement of Belfast road scheme is bad news -says FTA

    on Oct 19, 16 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on Postponement of Belfast road scheme is bad news -says FTA

    News that a vital road improvement scheme in the centre of Belfast has been put on hold following the Brexit vote is bad news for transport operators and the economy, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA)

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  • Continental driving forward CV connected technologies

    on Aug 28, 16 • in Latest News, UK • with Comments Off on Continental driving forward CV connected technologies

    Continental is driving forward connected technologies in commercial vehicles with safer and more efficient solutions that are even more convenient

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