Daily Archives: December 2, 2013

Changes to operator licence financial standing limits

December 2, 2013

The Senior Traffic Commissioner has reminded operator licence applicants and existing licence holders that they will be assessed against new financial standing levels from 01 January 2014, in line with the legislation.

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Stralis Hi-Way and HI-eSCR Euro VI saves fuel

December 2, 2013

TÜV, one of the leading independent European technical certification centres, has found that the Iveco Stralis Hi-Way Euro VI enables a reduction in fuel consumption of 2.33 per cent compared to the previous generation Euro V model. Key to achieving the savings was the innovative catalytic reduction system (HI-eSCR) and the enhanced aerodynamics introduced with…

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FTA everywoman 2014 Transport & Logistics Awards

December 2, 2013

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched the FTA everywoman Transport & Logistics Awards 2014.

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IRU makes the case for Intelligent Transport Systems

December 2, 2013

The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is highlighting the important role that Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) can play in the European haulage industry.

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Green Tyres save fuel – tests show

December 2, 2013

“Green Tyres” reduce the fuel consumption of trucks by 8.5 per cent and can save carrier and logistics companies million pounds a year. These quality tyres, with optimised rolling resistance, also significantly reduce CO2 emissions in commercial vehicles compared to standard tyres. These are the results of a road test on truck tyres. It was…

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