THE ROAD Haulage Association is concerned that there is still much to be done to get businesses ready for Brexit, even although the government has finally announced that it will automatically enrol firms in a […]
COMMERCIAL trailers over 750kg and all trailers over 3,500kg must be registered before towing them through most mainland European countries to comply with road traffic regulations. This means that trailers making international and EU journeys […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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: […]
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 […]
It’s now 20 years since the closure of Volvo’s UK production plant at Irvine was confirmed. So editor Alistair Vallance delved into his 41 annual volumes to take a trip down ‘Volvo Lane’.
Scotland’s new Traffic Commissioner has completed her induction, presided over her first Public Inquiry and is setting out her stall of compliance essentials. Alistair Vallance reports from The Stamp Office in Edinburgh.