• HIAB INVESTS IN ‘WHOLLY OWNED’

    ON-ROAD load handling equipment provider Hiab has strengthened its sales and service network in the UK by acquiring Londonderry Garage (SE) Ltd, which was previously its authorised dealer in the Yorkshire/North East region of the […]

     
  • SMUGGLER CAUGHT

    A LORRY driver who was caught smuggling millions of cigarettes into the UK has been jailed for two years and 10 months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Border Force officers stopped […]

     
  • TYRE MONITORING

    AS PART of an ongoing commitment to improve safety, BOC, the largest supplier of industrial gases and medical gases in the UK, is to fit its entire bulk tractor and trailer fleet with Michelin’s Effitrailer […]

     
  • IMITATION WARNING

    THE REVERSING and warning alarms market has apparently seen an influx of imitation products that aim to replicate Brigade’s bbs-tek. Operators should be aware that these products do not hold the same accreditations, service support […]

     
  • FUEL DUTY FROZEN

    THE RHA has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement that fuel duty is to be frozen for another year. Commenting, chief executive Richard Burnett said: ‘As a founding member and funder of campaigning group FairFuelUK, I […]

     
  • CPC BREXIT CLARIFICATION

    TRANSPORT and logistics recruitment specialists, Driver Hire, have welcomed the recent government confirmation that, ‘deal or no-deal Brexit’, CPC training is here to stay. The announcement came in guidance notes issued by the Department for […]

     
  • EASIER ACCESS TO LEVY

    THE Apprenticeship Levy is ‘fast becoming a tax’. That’s the warning from Road Haulage Association chief executive, Richard Burnett. Speaking at the RHA’s Autumn Conference Centre in Birmingham he voiced the frustrations hauliers have unlocking […]