• Protected By Conditions Of Carriage

    OK, INSURANCE is not one of the most exciting topics of conversation but if you’re a road transport operator it’s vital. It protects you, your business, and the loads you carry for other people, stresses […]

  • RHA Launches National Lorry Week

    THE RHA is launching National Lorry Week much earlier this year to celebrate the transport and logistics industry, the vital role it plays in our everyday lives, and more recently keeping the UK going during […]

  • Aberdeen Working On LEZ Proposals

    THE Scottish Government has asked Aberdeen City Council to develop proposals for a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) for the city, launching an on-line public consultation exercise on its proposals. Consultation findings will guide the council […]

  • M-B Launch Actros Edition 2

    MERCEDES-Benz has launched a top-spec Actros limited edition 4×2 or 6×2 tractor with most options ticked. The flagship truck, which is available with either GigaSpace or BigSpace cabs, has design elements from the Actros Edition […]

  • 29 Lorry Park Sites Sought For Brexit

    IN RESPONSE to emergency legislation to allow for the allocation of 29 potential sites for lorry parks across the UK, Chris Yarsley, Logistics UK’s policy manager for road infrastructure, commented: ‘These sites are essential to […]

  • New Date For Scottish Rewards

    THE ANNUAL Transport News Scottish Rewards presentation breakfast, originally planned to be held on Friday 4 December in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Glasgow has been postponed. Explained consultant editor Alistair Vallance: ‘We have been advised […]

  • RHA To Broaden Membership Base

    RECENT events have seen the Road Haulage Association adapt to new ideas and new working practices now offering a range of alternative membership options for different areas of the industry. The RHA says it is […]

  • Jobs Saved As Divisions Of Cartwright Group Sold Off

    THE Cartwright Group, one of the UK’s best known body and trailer manufacturers, has gone into administration with more than 490 jobs lost. However, some jobs have been saved following the purchase of parts of […]

  • JHP Threatens to Move South

    SCOTTISH haulier JHP Transport has threatened to move its business south of the border after the local council claimed it had been operating illegally for four years. The chilled and ambient transport company based in […]

  • 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 […]


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