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Archive for December, 2013

Truck derogation spike could hit 8,000

Posted: Monday, December 23rd, 2013

23 December 2013 By Kevin Swallow It has been predicted that the UK heavy truck market will register between 6,000 and 8,000 Euro-5 vehicles under derogation in 2014. Daf Trucks MD Ray Ashworth said that figure would be part of a 6-tonne-plus market estimated to reach 36,000 registrations in 2014. In addition, he suggested that Read more…

 

Stephen Hammond MP to hit the road with ELB Partners

Posted: Monday, December 23rd, 2013

23 December 2013 By Chris Druce Stephen Hammond MP has agreed to go out on the road with Wimbledon-based ELB Partners next month to see first-hand the challenges LGV drivers face delivering in London. ELB Partners contacted its local MP earlier this month to express the management team’s ongoing frustration at the biased reporting of Read more…

 

Lorry driver sent to prison for twelve months after killing cyclist

Posted: Monday, December 23rd, 2013

23 December 2013 By Chris Druce A lorry driver has been sent to prison for a year after admitting causing the death of a cyclist on the A299 in Kent. A jury at Canterbury Crown Court last week found Brian Walden not guilty of causing the man’s death on Thanet Way by dangerous driving. However Read more…

 

Traffic commissioner: operators should test drivers for drink or drugs

Posted: Monday, December 23rd, 2013

23 December 2013 By Roger Brown Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell said it is best practice for operators to randomly test their drivers for drink or drugs in the run-up to the festive period. She added that hauliers should also have in place an occupational road risk policy to deal with drivers caught driving Read more…

 

Abbey is looking for reliability in Euro-6 trial

Posted: Monday, December 23rd, 2013

23 December 2013 By Hayley Pink Absolute reliability will be key to determining the winning truck in Abbey Logistics’ four-way manufacturer head-to-head Euro-6 trial, which kicked off last week. The trial, revealed in CM earlier this year (CM 19 September), will see Abbey put Daf’s Euro-6 offerings to the test alongside trucks from Mercedes-Benz, Volvo Read more…

 

A year in vans 2013: Part one

Posted: Monday, December 23rd, 2013

23 December 2013 By George Barrow It has been a busy year for vans in 2013, with two manufacturers in particular making big waves in the LCV market. Ford looked set to be the year’s big player, while Mercedes-Benz began the year by preparing for its massive assault on the small van sector, with the Read more…

 

Vanderlande Industries: Warehouse Automation to make you fit for the future

Posted: Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Come see us at LogiMAT Today’s warehouses and distribution centres face a lot of challenges: increasing labour costs, less available space and frequent small orders with short delivery times. It’s a constant search for solutions that reduce operational costs, generate higher productivity, optimise space utilisation and enable high service levels. Vanderlande Industries is a leading Read more…

 

Foreign driver fined £900 for attempted tacho falsification

Posted: Friday, December 20th, 2013

20 December 2013 By Ashleigh Wight A foreign LGV driver was fined £900 for attempting to falsify tachograph records, after being stopped by Vosa in Essex last week. The Portuguese driver, who was delivering a load of fruit and vegetables to the UK, was stopped by Vosa examiners in a routine operation on the M11 Read more…

 

No planned Humber Bridge toll increases

Posted: Friday, December 20th, 2013

20 December 2013 By Ashleigh Wight The Humber Bridge Board has assured operators that there are no planned toll increases to use the bridge, despite the passing of a bill to give it more control over setting the tolls. Peter Hill, general manager and bridgemaster for the Humber Bridge, told Commercialmotor.com the toll for LGVs Read more…

 

Lights to go out at Twinkle Transport

Posted: Friday, December 20th, 2013

20 December 2013 By Ashleigh Wight Twinkle Transport, an operator that had its O-licence revoked earlier this year, is likely to be placed into liquidation next month. The two directors at the Norwich-based haulage firm were disqualified at a public inquiry in June, following an incident where Vosa inspectors arrived at an appointment to find Read more…

 


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