Archive for the ‘General News’ Category

  • FTA calls for early introduction of longer semi-trailers

    on Sep 25, 18 • in General News • with Comments Off on FTA calls for early introduction of longer semi-trailers

    The Freight Transport Association is calling for the early introduction of longer semi-trailers (LST) following a successful trial

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  • Stena Line vessels recognised for safe operations

    on Aug 27, 18 • in General News • with Comments Off on Stena Line vessels recognised for safe operations

    An unprecedented eight Stena Line ferries operating on the Irish Sea have received the prestigious Jones F. Devlin Award from the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA), acknowledging the skills and dedication of the men and women responsible for safe vessel operations

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  • Planning applications should consider lorry parking – Government

    on Jul 30, 18 • in General News • with Comments Off on Planning applications should consider lorry parking – Government

    Lorry parking should be considered in many industrial site planning applications according to guidelines published by the government

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  • DVSA must do more to find and keep HGV testers for MOTs

    on Jun 25, 18 • in General News • with Comments Off on DVSA must do more to find and keep HGV testers for MOTs

    Last week the DVSA committed to recruiting additional MOT testers to offset the much-publicised shortfall after pressure from industry groups and operators forced the regulator to act

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  • EU Commissioner says Ireland must prepare for hard Brexit

    on Jun 13, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on EU Commissioner says Ireland must prepare for hard Brexit

    EU Commissioner Phil Hogan said that Ireland must prepare for a scenario where the UK leaves the EU without agreement next March, meaning a hard Brexit

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  • Leyland celebrates 20 Years with PACCAR

    on Jun 12, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Leyland celebrates 20 Years with PACCAR

    Lancashire manufacturer, Leyland Trucks is this year celebrating twenty years of ownership and investment by US-based Company PACCAR, a global technology leader in the design and manufacture of premium light, medium and heavy-duty trucks

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  • New Stena Line ferry to operate on Dublin – Holyhead route

    on Jun 12, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on New Stena Line ferry to operate on Dublin – Holyhead route

    Stena Line has confirmed that the first of its new RoPax ferries currently under construction in China is planned to enter service on its Dublin – Holyhead route early

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  • Intelligent Telematics makes senior management appointment  

    on Jun 11, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Intelligent Telematics makes senior management appointment  

    Intelligent Telematics has expanded its business development function with the appointment of Ian Hoskins as UK Sales Manager. With growing demand for its connected vehicle cameras from the road transport, fleet and insurance sectors, he will be tasked with heading up a nationwide team to maximise sales opportunities and support the company’s ongoing growth strategy

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  • Report migrant trouble to a dedicated helpline – says RHA

    on Jun 11, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Report migrant trouble to a dedicated helpline – says RHA

    Following more reports of gangs in northern France trying to get on board UK-bound lorries, the Road Haulage Association urges members to report migrant trouble to a dedicated helpline

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  • Brexit Britain on the road to nowhere says FTA 

    on Jun 6, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Brexit Britain on the road to nowhere says FTA 

    With three weeks to go until crunch Brexit talks in Brussels, the UK’s leading logistics trade body says that its confidence in Government’s ability to deliver a ‘frictionless’ Brexit that will ‘Keep Britain Trading’ with the EU is fast collapsing. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is one of the UK’s largest and most influential industry groups, and speaks for the whole of the logistics industry. 

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  • Amari Metals choose Cartwright curtainsiders

    on Jun 6, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Amari Metals choose Cartwright curtainsiders

    Amari Metals has placed an order for four Cartwright tri-axle curtainsiders to add to their existing fleet. Looking to improve the health and safety features of their trailers, Cartwright had recommended using the Cartwright clear span roof design with 4.2 metre pillarless construction for ease of loading

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  • Stericycle selects SureCam connected vehicle cameras

    on Jun 4, 18 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Stericycle selects SureCam connected vehicle cameras

     Stericycle, a global provider of safe, compliant and sustainable waste management solutions, has adopted a connected vehicle camera solution from Intelligent Telematics to target improvements in road safety, while reducing fuel, wear and tear, and insurance costs. The company has installed the SureCam devices in more than 100 commercial vehicles as part of its joined-up approach to risk management, duty of care, fleet compliance and claims handling

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