• Transport Fatalities Fall

    FIGURES from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) showed that 11 people died in transport and storage in Great Britain last year, less than the five yearly average of 14. The construction sector had the […]

     
  • Convoys Cancelled

    CONVOY truck shows at Donington Park and Pembrey will be cancelled this year, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. ‘Visitor safety is always going to be our top priority and it’s for that reason and […]

     
  • Many Drivers Feel Undervalued

    UK LORRY drivers feel undervalued, have a low level of job satisfaction and feel disengaged, according to a recent survey by Talent in Logistics. The survey into HGV driver engagement, carried out in collaboration with […]

     
  • BPW’s Master of Manoeuvring

    UNTIL NOW, the benefits of a self-steering axle have arguably only been available during forward travel, as the steering mechanism is locked and the axle remains rigid when reversing. However, BPW has developed an electro-hydraulic […]

     
  • London Vision Blinkered

    TRANSPORT for London has misjudged the importance of technology when developing its Direct Vision Standard (DVS) legislation, warns road safety specialist Brigade Electronics. From 26 October 2020, all goods vehicles over 12 tonnes will require […]

     
  • ‘Government Inaction Could Cripple UK’

    THE EU’s decision to impose full border customs checks from January 2021 highlights the need for urgent action from the UK government, says the Road Haulage Association. While the UK has announced that it will […]

     
  • Remote Activity Remains As Lockdown Eases

    SOFTWARE specialist FleetCheck says that, from a customer survey, large numbers of companies are planning to never completely return to conventional office or depot based working, and this will have an impact on how company […]

     
  • Maxi Caledonian Profit Increase

    MAXI Caledonian Ltd, holding company of Maxi Haulage Ltd; reports a successful year to 30 September 2019 with slightly lower turnover but increased profits. The haulage business reveals huge costs associated with Brexit, panic buying […]

     
  • Isuzu Links With RAC Assistance

    ISUZU Truck UK has selected the RAC as its new full roadside assistance partner and breakdown call centre provider. The new three year deal will see the RAC provide breakdown assistance to more than 5,500 […]

     
  • Autumn TM Conferences

    Logistics UK’s Transport Manager Conference series will be back in autumn 2020 at venues. The conferences, now in their 19th year, will once again highlight issues for anyone involved with running vehicle fleets, helping them […]