• Cyclist Sentenced

    A CYCLIST has been found guilty of bodily harm by ‘wanton and furious driving’ and sentenced to 18 months in a young offender’s institution after knocking over and killing a 44 year old woman in […]

  • prohibitively high charges

    ‘PLAN AHEAD to cope’ advises the FTA as cities across the UK start levying prohibitively high charges on older HGVs and vans, for air quality reasons, between early 2019 and the end of 2020. London […]

  • closer to the M74

    INTERNATIONAL haulier Currie European is relocating from its site at Locharbriggs, Dumfries to either Lockerbie or Ecclefechan, both closer to the M74. Eighty social homes are planned for Curries old trailer park, and the warehouse […]

  • truck platooning

    DAF TRUCKS has been selected by the UK government’s Department for Transport, in conjunction with Highways England to gain experience with truck platooning on selected routes on England’s strategic road network. The first platooning DAF […]

  • National Lottery grant

    THE BRITISH Commercial Vehicle Museum based in King Street, Leyland, Lancs, has received a National Lottery grant of £1,836,100 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the ‘Up another gear for the British Commercial Vehicle […]

  • replaced prematurely

    AN ESTIMATED 42% of truck fleets in the UK operating 51 or more vehicles are still purchasing tyres on a transactional basis and managing them in-house; a process which Michelin says is likely to be […]

  • Weightlifter Expansion Moving On At Speed

    WITH THE dust settling on the sale of Weightlifter Scotland to Thompsons Group, the Scunthorpe and Wisbech firm have wasted no time in implementing their plans for expansion and re-investment, ploughing capital back into infrastructure, […]

  • Leave Your Phone Alone!

    HGV DRIVERS are still being snapped eating, drinking, checking paperwork and using mobile phones while driving, and there is absolutely no excuse for this behaviour,’ says RHA director of policy Rod McKenzie. ‘If you’re driving, […]

  • UK Bound Truckers At Greater Risk In Calais

    AFTER RECENT nights of violence in Calais, the Road Haulage Association is concerned that the lives of UK bound truckers are now at greater risk than ever. Gangs of migrants are clashing with police on […]

  • Curbing Noise At The Kerb? You Could Be On A Winner

    HAVE YOU introduced a quiet logistics service that deserves to be recognised? The Noise Abatement Society’s John Connell Awards take place this month to celebrate the best in noise solution measures adopted by local authorities, […]


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