Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • Golden Boy Coaches choose TruTac

    on Aug 20, 16 • in News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Golden Boy Coaches choose TruTac

    Luxury coach hire company Golden Boy Coaches is saving around 60 hours a month on administration and cutting its operating costs since it moved its tachograph analysis to PSV-specific software provided by TruTac eight months ago

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  • Calais – lives livelihoods and economy at risk warns RHA

    on Aug 18, 16 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Calais – lives livelihoods and economy at risk warns RHA

    One year on and the migrant crisis at Calais has escalated to unprecedented levels of violence and intimidation to the point where the safety of UK-bound drivers and the UK economy is at grave risk. That’s the stark warning from the Road Haulage Association

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  • SmartWitness video camera technology slashes number of disputed claims

    on Aug 18, 16 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on SmartWitness video camera technology slashes number of disputed claims

    Vehicle CCTV specialists SmartWitness has slashed the number of disputed claims with its new First Notification of Loss (FNOL) video camera technology

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  • One in four trucks running on under inflated tyres

    on Aug 17, 16 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on One in four trucks running on under inflated tyres

    One in four trucks are running on UK road with under inflated tyres, research by Continental Tyres has found

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  • Volvo unveils the Iron Knight

    on Aug 17, 16 • in News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Volvo unveils the Iron Knight

    The Iron Knight is a specially-built vehicle and the result of a unique co-operation between technicians, engineers and designers at Volvo Trucks. With the exception of the engine and its series-built I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission, the truck is entirely custom-built. Now with 2400hp on tap, the truck will attempt to set new international speed records on August 24th and the attempt on the record will be shown on Volvo Trucks’ social media channels

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  • RHA hails new proposals for lorry driver funding support

    on Aug 15, 16 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA hails new proposals for lorry driver funding support

    An improved funding package for apprentices in the transport sector has been announced that will open up even more opportunities for smaller firms

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  • Focusing on EU commercial vehicle legislation

    on Aug 14, 16 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Focusing on EU commercial vehicle legislation

    EU commercial vehicle legislation and developments will be in focus at the forthcoming FTA Fleet Engineer Conference later this yearwith Volvo Trucks as headline sponsor

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  • Operation Stack plans must solve future road problems in Kent

    on Aug 11, 16 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Operation Stack plans must solve future road problems in Kent

    As the consultation for plans to build a major new lorry area in Kent to tackle disruption caused by Operation Stack was launched today, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) says that the solution must put a stop to future problems on Kent’s roads

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  • Go Plant Group chooses Andover Trailers

    on Aug 10, 16 • in News, UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Go Plant Group chooses Andover Trailers

    Go Plant Group, a major road sweeper, refuse vehicle and plant hire equipment specialist, has taken delivery of a new 26-tonne low profile plant body from Andover Trailers, to be operated from the company’s busy Southampton depot

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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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