Leyland Redpened

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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 […]

8×4 ALTERNATIVES

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Is the standard 8×4 on its last wheels? Alan Watts sparks debate by querying the future of the long loved specification in the road haulage sector, with alternatives like tridem and the single-drive four-axle rigids […]

HUNTER CRANE HIRE

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Edinburgh based Bernard Hunter uses the full DAF Trucks model range to support its crane hire and metal recycling businesses. John Henderson reports on an operation that’s hooked on the highest operating standards.

Limited Editions!

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Truck manufacturers like their ‘limited editions’. It’s a chance to produce prestige or celebrate a corporate milestone through an array of options and in a high-brow livery. We look at the recent trend of limited […]

Lawson Collection

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The last few months have left many people with time on their hands. Unable to get out with his camera, regular contributor Ian Lawson took the opportunity to go back through his extensive photo collection, […]

Freight’s Future

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Throughout the coronavirus pandemic transport companies continued to operate. Now as the lockdown begins to ease, Aptean’s Paragon Software Systems reveal how a freight business might prepare for an uncertain future.

STC Comments

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It has been 18 months since Claire Gilmore was appointed as Traffic Commissioner for Scotland. A qualified engineer who worked for the Ministry of Defence, the NHS and as a solicitor. She speaks exclusively to […]

Spec from scratch

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When Inverness based GM Leitch needed a new truck, the boss delegated the responsibility to the driver. ‘Tootan’ explains how a lifetime in plant, machinery and trucks provided inspiration for a new highly spec’d Volvo […]

Britains Oldest Haulier

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Improving the safety of vulnerable road users has driven Aberdeen based The Shore Porters’ Society to equip its fleet with cameras. Kevin Swallow talks to Richard Henderson about legislation and the challenge van operators present […]