• Truckfest Scotland Cancelled

      AFTER managing to run four UK Truckfests this year, organiser Live Promotions is having to postpone one of its favourite events, Truckfest Scotland, due to COVID ‘distancing’ constraints. ‘We are going to transfer everyone’s […]

     
  • LOAN SCHEMES

      ON 24 September 2020, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced he has extended the government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Schemes in a bid to continue supporting small businesses during the pandemic. More businesses will […]

     
  • Large Whitehall Meeting Inconclusive

      THE OPTIMISM resulting from Michael Gove’s swift response to the RHA chief executive’s urgent request for a roundtable meeting to discuss government’s preparedness for transition was at best misplaced. Commenting, Richard Burnett said: ‘As […]

     
  • New Date For Scottish Rewards

     THE Transport News Scottish Rewards 2021 Presentation Breakfast scheduled to be held on 4th December 2020 has been postponed until 26th February 2021, still in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Glasgow. Category nominations closing date has […]

     
  • Sign The Petition!

    THE lack of adequate, safe facilities for HGV drivers to use has been a problem for too long. Now is the time for action and the RHA is on the case, by creating a petition, […]

     
  • P&O Container Tracing

    P&O FERRYMASTERS has launched an ‘advanced’ track and trace service, that will allow customers to receive real-time updates on the precise location of their goods as they are transported by rail, road and sea. The […]

     
  • DAF Trucks’ Ready-to-Go programme, the market leader’s stock portfolio of pre-bodied construction, waste and utility sector trucks, will receive special focus at the Commercial Motor Show (29 September-1 October). Ready-to-Go features a diverse selection of […]

     
  • Earned Recognition HS2 Module

      THE DVSA has awarded the first Earned Recognition HS2 module standard to UK tool and equipment hire provider Speedy. The module is open to all Earned Recognition operators and allows them to bid for […]

     
  • Frictionless Brexit

    WITH LESS than 120 days to go, Europa Road has launched a new customs product to preserve transit times and the flow of goods between the UK and Europe after the Brexit transition period comes […]

     
  • Tridem on Test

    Tridem on Test

    Last year DAF Trucks added another string to its bow with the FAW double-drive tridem, which has become the manufacturer’s most manoeuvrable eight-wheeler. Transport News goes down to the woods, well, Forest of Dean, to […]

     
 
 
 
 

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