Hand & Safety Laboratory launches safe loading guides

The Health and Safety Laboratory have published two guides, which offer simple, straightforward advice on safe loading and transport in general haulage.

They explain why loads can move during transit, and what you can do to stop it happening. They also set out what your legal responsibilities are as a driver or an operator, and outline what you can do to make sure you’re complying with them.Load Safe, Road Safe – A Professional Driver’s Guide to Safe Loading (£15) and Transport and Transport Safety – An Operator’s Guide to Safe Loading and Transport (£30) can be purchased from The Health & Safety Laboratory’s website.

Goodyear truck racing tyres celebrate

Jochen Hahn and Castrol Team Hahn Racing, recently celebrated success by clinching the 2012 FIA European Truck Racing Championship at Le Mans in France. Official tyre provider, Goodyear, also celebrated with the news that the tyres driven on in the championship had achieved an ‘A’ grade in the wet grip category of the new tyre label, which is now seen on most tyres sold across Europe. Continue reading