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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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Training for TM’s

A debate is going on behind the scenes about training for transport managers; most, including Traffic Commissioners, agree that Continuous Professional Development is a good thing, but should it be mandatory or merely best practice?

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Reefers Latest

Part of reducing the carbon footprint from farm to fridge to fork is finding alternatives to diesel powered refrigeration systems on trucks and trailers. With necessity the mother of invention, we bring you the latest […]

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Tanker Trek

Since moving into new premises, the Trek Group has started to bring more of its production and finishing processes in-house. A new paintshop more than doubling capacity means it is now looking to bring in […]

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Bridge Strike Penalties

Traffic Commissioners really don’t like bridge strikes, especially as Network Rail is now actively reporting hauliers and their drivers direct to the industry’s arbiter. Bridge strikes cost the taxpayer millions of pounds every year, and […]

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Actros 5 on Test

Self-driving wagons are one step closer with the award winning Actros 5, which is this month’s road test. This one belongs to Scotland’s Mercedes-Benz dealer Western Commercial, and the focus is on the innovative Predictive […]

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Leyland Redpened

Having shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic, the senior management team at Leyland Trucks set about getting the production line reopened in just five weeks despite working to strict workplace guidelines, with the lead […]