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  • IRHA expresses solidarity with Verona Murphy

    on Nov 25, 19 • in General News • with Comments Off on IRHA expresses solidarity with Verona Murphy

    The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) has requested Fine Gael election candidate Verona Murphy not to make any comment on allegations contained in a report in the Irish Independent concerning a settlement concluded with a former employee of the assocation. The settlement contained a strict confidentiality clause which the IRHA must respect

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  • Stena Line takes delivery of Irish Sea-bound ferry 

    on Nov 18, 19 • in General News • with Comments Off on Stena Line takes delivery of Irish Sea-bound ferry 

    Leading ferry company Stena Line has officially taken ownership of its newest ferry Stena Estrid following a handover ceremony at the AVIC Weihai Shipyard in north-western China

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  • Stena Line rounds up for charity

    on Oct 1, 19 • in General News • with Comments Off on Stena Line rounds up for charity

    For the third year in a row Stena Line launches a donation campaign in favour of the non-profit organisation Mercy Ships life-changing work, bringing free medical care to where it’s needed the most with their floating hospital Africa Mercy. During the month of October guests travelling onboard Stena Line ferries are given the opportunity to donate by rounding up every purchase. All donations during the campaign will be matched by the UK Government

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  • IW Drains chooses Mercedes-Benz vans

    on Sep 30, 19 • in General News • with Comments Off on IW Drains chooses Mercedes-Benz vans

    A year after it launched a new business venture with a pair of Mercedes-Benz vans, IW Drains returned to Dealer MBNI Truck & Van for another three

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  • Challenging driving conditions at Donington cause dramatic scenes on track

    on Aug 15, 19 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on Challenging driving conditions at Donington cause dramatic scenes on track

    Wind and rain at the Donington race track last weekend created high drama in both Division 1 and Division 2 of the British Truck Racing Association Championships. Visibility was poor and the track surface slippery on Sunday in Division 1 and Mark Taylor’s truck ended up having contact with Terry Gibbon’s truck which attempting to overtake

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  • Lorry drivers told to Look Out Look Up

    on Aug 6, 19 • in General News • with Comments Off on Lorry drivers told to Look Out Look Up

    New research from Energy Networks Association (ENA) reveals lorry drivers do not know how to avoid fatal injuries when working near overhead power lines

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  • Industry experts launch pioneering compliance management platform

    on Jul 22, 19 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on Industry experts launch pioneering compliance management platform

    Fleet operators are hailing the impact of ground-breaking software that’s set to revolutionise the compliance management of commercial drivers and vehicles in the

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  • Renault Truck Eco-Driver event proves great success

    on Apr 17, 19 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on Renault Truck Eco-Driver event proves great success

    Renault Trucks Ireland’s Eco-Driver competition, which was held at the Irish Road Haulage Association’s annual conference, at the Slieve Russell, Hotel in Cavan recently proved to be a great success with many drivers taking part in the competition

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  • Volvo Trucks launches new I-Save engine option

    on Mar 20, 19 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on Volvo Trucks launches new I-Save engine option

    Volvo Trucks has added a new I-Save option for the FH tractor unit, which it says offers fuel savings of up to seven per cent for long-haul operators

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  • EU backs direct vision trucks and buses

    on Mar 19, 19 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on EU backs direct vision trucks and buses

    The European Parliament’s Internal Market Committee has backed safer ‘direct vision’ trucks and buses, amongst a dozen new life-saving measures for cars, vans, buses and trucks

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  • FleetPulse: The heartbeat of any business

    on Mar 13, 19 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on FleetPulse: The heartbeat of any business

    When Bridgestone’s three-in-one FleetPulse solution was unveiled to the commercial world just months ago, businesses were promised reduced downtime, greater transparency into vehicle health and a reduction in potentially dangerous breakdowns

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  • Some relief for hauliers in EU contingency says FTA

    on Mar 4, 19 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on Some relief for hauliers in EU contingency says FTA

    Following two years of intense lobbying on the issue by the association, FTA has welcomed today’s (4 March 2019) provisional agreement between the European Parliament and Member States to allow UK hauliers market access without ECMT permits for certain transport operations in the event of a No Deal departure from the EU. 

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