• MEP’s CO2 Reduction Demands ‘Unachievable’

    THE EUROPEAN Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has expressed its serious concerns on the European Parliament vote on the EU’s first ever CO2 standards for trucks which are planned to be implemented in just six years’ […]

     
  • Bonnybridge Haulage Firms Suspended From Running Vehicles

    THREE Bonnybridge haulage firms were suspended from running vehicles for three months on 30 October. The orders, made by the Traffic Commissioner for Scotland, Joan Aitken, come after she found that Valentine Haulage Bonnybridge Ltd […]

     
  • Volvo Truck Emissions Could Exceed NOx Limits

    THE VOLVO Group has detected that an emissions control component used in markets with stringent emissions standards is degrading more quickly than expected, reducing its ability to convert NOx as efficiently as intended, which in […]

     
  • Lorries Can’t Limbo!

    Truckers admit to not paying attention to vehicle size as the annual number of bridge strikes rises. AN AVERAGE of five bridge striking incidents happens across the country every day, costing millions of pounds of […]

     
  • Be Ready For Smart Tachographs

    ‘SMART tachographs’ are likely to appear in new vehicles in six months’ time and will be mandatory in all newly registered vehicles from 15 June 2019, so it’s vital that vehicle operators, drivers and workshops […]

     
  • Totalkare Launches Column Lift Training

    HEAVY duty vehicle lifting solutions provider Totalkare has launched an online training platform and is looking to train 5,000 candidates over the next year. The Black Country company has spent 18 months developing the smart […]

     
  • At Least Have A Euro 6 Truck On Order!

    THE British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association (BVRLA) is critical of Leeds City Council’s plans to introduce a new Clean Air Zone from January 2020 which will charge thousands of HGVs £50 per day to […]

     
  • POST BREXIT PERMITS

    THE government’s ambition is to reach an agreement with the EU to maintain existing liberal access for commercial hauliers, but hauliers can prepare contingency plans for the unlikely event of a ‘no deal’ by applying […]

     
  • RHA LINKS WITH ARMED FORCES

    THE ROAD Haulage Association has signed the Armed Forces Covenant which is a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated […]

     
  • FTA WANTS LST’s EARLIER

    FOLLOWING the successful report on the Longer Semi-Trailer trial by the Department for Transport, the Freight Transport Association is pushing the department to conclude its trial of the vehicles early to bring them into general […]