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  • Suspension of HGV testing in Northern Ireland is pragmatic says FTA NI

    on Mar 23, 20 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    The decision to suspend HGV testing in Northern Ireland has been welcomed by FTA

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  • RHA welcomes extension of Drivers’ Hours relaxation

    on Mar 23, 20 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    Following calls between RHA chief executive Richard Burnett and Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, the Department for Transport has announced that the current limited Drivers’ Hours relaxation will apply to all road haulage operations from 00.01hrs on Monday 23 March until 23.59hrs on Tuesday 21 April 2020. This is a further recognition of the importance of road freight in providing all that is needed to keep our shops, hospitals, manufacturers and the rest of economy moving during the coronavirus pandemic by relaxing the Drivers’ Hours regulations. Commenting, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said: “This is a blanket relaxation covering all sectors

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  • Supply chain ready to tackle COVID-19 challenge says FTA

    on Mar 19, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Supply chain ready to tackle COVID-19 challenge says FTA

    FTA, the business group which represents the logistics industry, is reassuring UK consumers and businesses that the supply chain is capable of handling challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic

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  • Truckfile boosts vehicle maintenance

    on Mar 17, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Truckfile boosts vehicle maintenance

    Truckfile is about to boost vehicle maintenance to the next level of speed and efficiency – using spoken words, instead of paper or keyboard, to record all updates

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  • FTAI urges ferry companies to prioritise safety of drivers

    on Mar 17, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTAI urges ferry companies to prioritise safety of drivers

    To help protect commercial drivers during the COVID-19 pandemic, FTA Ireland (FTAI) is urging cargo-carrying ferry companies to restrict cabins to one-person occupation, close all bars and restaurants on board and provide a room service for drivers to include meals and drinks

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  • Tanksafe Optimum hits the small screen

    on Mar 17, 20 • in UK • with Comments Off on Tanksafe Optimum hits the small screen

    The latest fuel theft fighting superhero is set to hit the small screen this month

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  • Government must support hauliers in coronavirus crisis

    on Mar 17, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Government must support hauliers in coronavirus crisis

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA) is imploring Government to pledge immediate financial support for hauliers who face going out of business because of the coronavirus crisis

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  • Grampian Truck Show postponed

    on Mar 17, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Grampian Truck Show postponed

    The Grampian Truck Show, which was due to return after a 13-year hiatus, this time as a not-for-profit event, raising money for local charities – Charlie House and STV Children’s Appeal has been postponed following the government’s advice on mass gatherings

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  • VisionTrack and Lightfoot partner to offer fleet safety solution

    on Mar 11, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on VisionTrack and Lightfoot partner to offer fleet safety solution

    A new partnership between two disruptors within the connected vehicle industry promises to deliver an unrivalled solution to fleet management and safety challenges

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  • Stena Edda goes into service on Irish Sea

    on Mar 11, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Edda goes into service on Irish Sea

    The next generation of ferry travel has gone into service as Stena Line reaffirms its commitment to operations on the Irish Sea and provides, what it says is the ‘very best freight and travel experience for customers’

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