• Truckfest North East

    TRANSPORT NEWS Truckfest North East is surpassing the organiser’s expectations with a high level of support from the industry and hauliers, and the fantastic news is that Ice Road Trucker Todd Dewey is joining for […]

     
  • weekly rests in the cab

    THE FTA is disappointed that the European Parliament has decided not to reverse the ban on drivers taking their regular weekly rests in the cab even though the lack of appropriate facilities makes it virtually […]

     
  • BPW’s new disc brake, the TS2

    MORE THAN two million BPW ECO Disc brakes have been produced and it remains one of the most widely sold trailer disc brakes in Europe. Its success is due to the fact that BPW’s ECO […]

     
  • hadn’t voted for Brexit

    IN A recent ‘WMB Logistics’ survey, industries with the least amount of staff that voted for Brexit were found to be: Healthcare 10%; Transport and logistics 14%; Wholesale and retail 16%; Recruitment 16% and Education […]

     
  • Cycle Malawi 2020

    INTERNATIONAL development agency Transaid is inviting riders from across the transport and logistics industry to saddle up for Cycle Malawi 2020, its next overseas fundraising challenge. The event aims to be an epic two wheel […]

     
  • 300th FORS Gold member,

    ABNORMAL load specialists Gundel & Son Transport Services have become the 300thFORS Gold member, the highest level of FORS accreditation, whereby businesses must ensure they work to exceptional levels of safety, efficiency and environmental best […]

     
  • FleetCheck’s Vehicle Inspection App

    LANGUAGE support for non-native speaking fleet drivers has been added to a completely revised version of FleetCheck’s Vehicle Inspection App. The move has been made to especially support drivers who have moved to the UK […]

     
  • 763% Increase In Drivers’ Hours Offence Fines

    SINCE 5 March 2018, DVSA has been handing out fines for drivers’ hours offences committed within the previous 28 days and to mark the first anniversary Transport News asks what effect it’s had. DVSA enforcement […]

     
  • Trans-Pennine Roads Study

    REACTING to the announcement that Highways England is to lead a £300,000 study into major improvements to road links between the M65 in east Lancashire and parts of Yorkshire, Malcolm Bingham at FTA commented: ‘We […]

     
  • ZF To Acquire WABCO

    CV BRAKING control systems specialist WABCO is the subject of a ‘definitive agreement’ to be acquired by German engineering giant ZF in a $7 billion deal. The combined sales of both companies is approx. €40 […]