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  • Logistics UK advises againt fuel duty hike

    on Sep 1, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK advises againt fuel duty hike

    Logistics UK has advised the government against increasing fuel duty in the Autumn Budget

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  • Herefordshire woman firefighter drives forward career with LGV certificate

    on Aug 30, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Herefordshire woman firefighter drives forward career with LGV certificate

    A woman firefighter and mum of three from Herefordshire is driving forward her flourishing career by qualifying as an LGV (Large Goods Vehicle) driver

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  • Logistics UK launches ADAS guidance document

    on Aug 30, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK launches ADAS guidance document

    The lack of available guidance on Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) is leaving workshop staff and engineers unclear on effective maintenance practices and functionality checks, according to Logistics UK’s Engineering Forum

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  • UK government accelerating pothole mapping project

    on Aug 28, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on UK government accelerating pothole mapping project

    A first-of-its-kind audit into the mapping of potholes in England has been launched today (Friday 28 August) by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, aided by data from on-road businesses such as Uber and Deliveroo, to better target improvements so that roads are in top condition as people return to work and school

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  • Logistics UK launches Virtual Future Logistics 2020

    on Aug 27, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK launches Virtual Future Logistics 2020

    From zero-emission vehicles to self-driving trucks, 5G to smart cities, the shape of logistics in the UK is set to transform dramatically in the coming decades. To give delegates an opportunity to hear from thought leaders and experts on some of these critical topics, before the main ITT Hub event and conference next year, the organisation is launching Future Logistics 2020, a virtual conference and exhibition which is free to attend for all, sponsored by Brigade Electronics

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  • Tips galore at Freight People Summer #talkingtransport social evening

    on Aug 26, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Tips galore at Freight People Summer #talkingtransport social evening

    It was top tips galore at the August Freight People Summer #talkingtransport social evening . Rather than listening to a presentation on an industry hot topic, top tips were shared by attendees from all areas of the transport community: hauliers, the Office of the Traffic Commissioner, tachograph analysis providers, security providers, trainers and consultants

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  • Hovis chooses Tiger Trailers

    on Aug 26, 20 • in UK News, Worldwide News • with Comments Off on Hovis chooses Tiger Trailers

    Hovis, a household name in bakery, is entirely refreshing its double deck fleet with an initial order of 30 units from Tiger Trailers. With millions of loaves departing from Hovis’ regional bakeries and UK distribution centres each day, vehicular and logistical efficiencies are key to the iconic firm’s operations, and Tiger Trailers’ innovative moving deck double deck solution has been designed to maximise trailer capacity and reduce operating costs

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  • Tipper operator chooses remote tacho download from TruTac

    on Aug 26, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Tipper operator chooses remote tacho download from TruTac

    Trukberry, the Coleshill-based aggregates and muck-away transporter, has switched to TruTac and auto tacho downloading to gain more up-time, improve compliance and speed up DVSA checks

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  • DVSA issues ADR inspection waivers update

    on Aug 19, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on DVSA issues ADR inspection waivers update

    Heavy vehicle testing restarted at Authorised Testing Facilities (ATFs) on 04 July

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  • RHA concerned over refusal to grant British truckers the access to Europe

    on Aug 19, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA concerned over refusal to grant British truckers the access to Europe

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA)  is deeply concerned at the continuing refusal from Brussels to grant British truckers the access to Europe they need to keep the UK supply chain moving

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  • Speedy Services drives safety and insurance improvements with VisionTrack

    on Aug 19, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Speedy Services drives safety and insurance improvements with VisionTrack

    Speedy Services, the UK’s leading tools and equipment hire company, has improved road safety, reduced fleet insurance fraud and dramatically cut claims costs using video telematics. Since adopting the VisionTrack solution, the company has reduced road collisions by 35% by gaining complete visibility of collisions, near misses and harsh driving events. Meanwhile, Speedy has successfully defended against all false and exaggerated claims, while cutting the cost of at-fault claims for the business by 40%

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  • UK moves towards Automated Lane Keeping System

    on Aug 18, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on UK moves towards Automated Lane Keeping System

    The UK is taking steps towards automated technology in vehicles with the launch of a Call for Evidence o help shape how innovative new systems could be used in future on GB roads

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