• Operation Brock

    GOVERNMENT plans to strengthen compliance with Operation Brock (the queueing system to be introduced for lorries in Kent in the event of a No Deal Brexit) will place the responsibility to travel with correct documentation […]

     
  • National Lorry Week

    THE FIFTH annual National Lorry Week will take place between 16-22 September, confirms the RHA who announce three new core partners SNAP, Driver Hire and Goodyear. Hauliers can help promote the industry as a great […]

     
  • fresh backing from Allied Irish Bank (GB)

    COMMERCIAL vehicle specialist, Asset Alliance Group, has won fresh backing from Allied Irish Bank (GB) which has added £20 million to the company’s Asset Based Lending (ABL) facility. Asset Alliance Group first obtained a £75 […]

     
  • FPS EXPO

    THE AWARD winning FPS EXPO, which will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2020, is the place to be for stakeholders in the liquid fuels distribution sector and is the main event of the industry calendar. […]

     
  • hands-free mobile phones

    THE ROAD Haulage Association is extremely concerned that the Commons Transport Select Committee is considering proposals that the use of hands-free mobile phones while driving should be banned. Commenting, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said: […]

     
  • compliance information

    FTA HAS updated its two popular drivers’ handbooks, one for HGV drivers and one for van drivers, with the key up to the minute compliance information which must be provided to drivers of commercial vehicles […]

     
  • New Truck Wash At Lymm

    LYMM Truckwash, which claims to be the largest and oldest truck wash in Europe, is investing £2.3 million by relocating to a new, purpose built site, 100 metres from its current location in Cheshire. The […]

     
  • SK postcodes for Palletforce

    • CHESHIRE based haulier William Kirk has become the latest member of the Palletforce network, boosting coverage in north-west England and the SK postcodes around Stockport in particular. William Kirk is part of the Kinaxia […]

     
  • Why Van Fleets Use Telematics…

    TRACKING vehicle location heads the list of reasons that light commercial vehicle fleets use telematics, according to research from vehicle funder Arval, owned by BNP Paribas. The top result was chosen by 56% of respondents, […]

     
  • Hamilton Tyre Company Acquired

    CONTINENTAL Tyre Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental AG, has acquired R&J Strang Tyre Services Ltd in a step to strengthen Continental’s overall commercial fleet service offering across the UK and Ireland. Founded in […]