Daily Archives: November 4, 2013

Load security top issue for VOSA

November 4, 2013
Load security top issue for VOSA

Load security is one of the top issues when Paul Walker, VOSA’s Industry Liaison Manager, talks to Operators and Drivers across the country.

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Skanol scoops EuroTra 2013 Safety Award

November 4, 2013

The 2013 EuroTra Safety Award has been won by Skanol A/S, based in Aarhus, Denmark. The top prize was awarded to the organisation for their structured programme of driver selection and training specific to tanker transport.

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Continental winter tyres offer optimal traction

November 4, 2013
Continental tyres

Unlike car tyres, truck and bus tyres do not react as powerfully to temperatures below seven degrees Celsius because of their high proportion of natural rubber. However, in freezing weather conditions or during snowfall, special winter tyres clearly provide better traction and greater safety.

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French government suspends Ecotax plan

November 4, 2013

The French government has made a U-turn on tax policy, suspending plans to introduce an Ecotax on HGVs from January 1.

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