• Potholes On DFT’s Radar

    THE GOVERNMENT is providing £22.9 million for research and trials on new surface materials or pothole repair, and trade associations applauds the Department for Transport’s project. From the trialling of plastic roads, fixing potholes, to […]

     
  • Tacho Fraudster Ordered To Repay £48K

    A FORMER haulier convicted of fraud and perverting the course of justice has been ordered to pay £48,000 following a Proceeds of Crime Act investigation, the DVSA has revealed. Gerald Eaton, 50, of Nottingham, was […]

     
  • Truck Driving Abroad Is Changing

    COMMERCIAL drivers operating in the EU need to prepare for Brexit by making sure they have the right documents. To get ready for deal and no deal scenarios, road haulage operators need to: register trailers […]

     
  • Scots Hauliers Facing EU Uncertainty

    THE SCOTTISH Government has raised strong concerns that an inadequate number of the permits required to operate in the EU, if no other arrangements are agreed, have been allocated to Scottish haulage companies. Holyrood Cabinet […]

     
  • BOC Now Supplying BioLNG To HGV Fleets

    BOC HAS now added BioLNG to its growing HGV offer. It’s a sustainable version of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) produced by the anaerobic digestion of organic waste and by moving to BioLNG, the CO2 savings […]

     
  • Countdown Begins To 40th Anniversary FPS EXPO

    FPS EXPO 2019, dedicated to the liquid fuels distribution industry and its suppliers, takes place in Liverpool on 15/16 May and this year’s exhibition marks the start of 40th anniversary celebrations for EXPO organisers, the […]

     
  • Industry ‘Hub’ To Launch At Farnborough

    INNOVATION and Technology in Transport (ITT) Hub is a new, two day exhibition and conference, to be held for the first time in spring 2020, and aims to provide a platform for those involved in […]

     
  • Growth Funding For Palletforce Member Monarch

    SHAWBROOK Bank has provided £2.2m in funding to Scottish road haulage firm Monarch Transport Ltd to help support the company’s new owners pursue growth plans following their recent acquisition of the business. Joint managing directors […]

     
  • transport planning pressures

    LOGISTICS operations are increasingly turning to integrated technology solutions to overcome a host of transport planning pressures, while at the same time the driver and general skills shortage continues to weigh on the supply chain […]

     
  • first annual test

    OPERATORS and owners of previously exempt heavy goods vehicles must make sure their vehicles have taken their first annual test by 20 May 2019, DVSA is warning operators. In May 2018, a number of heavy […]