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Daily Archives: March 20, 2013

SuperTruck delivers massive increase in fuel economy

March 20, 2013
SuperTruck delivers massive increase in fuel economy

Cummins Inc. and Peterbilt Motors Company, a division of PACCAR has released test results today showing their demonstration tractor-trailer achieved a 54 percent increase in fuel economy, averaging nearly 10 miles per gallon (mpg) under real world driving conditions.

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Decision on fuel duty is a missed opportunity says FTA

March 20, 2013

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to cancel the fuel duty rise planned for 1 September, but has expressed disappointment that the pleas of industry and consumers to reduce fuel duty have been ignored.

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Traffic Commissioner warns on rented transport managers

March 20, 2013
Traffic Commissioner warns on rented transport managers

The East of England Traffic Commissioner, Richard Turfitt, has reminded operators and CPC holders of the risks to licences and personal repute when they allow third parties to act as brokers in the appointment of transport managers. The regulator’s warning comes after a former CPC holder told a public inquiry that he had been “rented…

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