Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • H Mills Transport Increases fleet and fits TankGuard

    on May 15, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on H Mills Transport Increases fleet and fits TankGuard

    TankGuard is the latest product to protect truck diesel theft from HGVs. The TankGuard fuel theft alarm will activate once the fuel cap is removed or a potential thief tampers with the truck tank

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  • TruTac successfully launches re-branded product suite at CV Show

    on May 15, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on TruTac successfully launches re-branded product suite at CV Show

    The compliance and tachograph experts, TruTac, successfully launched their re-branded market leading tachograph analysis as TruAnalysis (formally known as TruControl) at this year’s CV Show

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  • 3G vehicle camera footage protects firm from false insurance claim  

    on May 13, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on 3G vehicle camera footage protects firm from false insurance claim  

    Ravenscroft Motors, the Hampshire-based roadside assistance and vehicle recovery specialist, has used Intelligent Telematics’ IT1000 3G vehicle camera to successfully defend against a false insurance claim, saving at least £6,000 in repair costs. The driver of a motorhome claimed that one of the company’s Renault Midlum car transporters had jumped a red light causing a crash at the A331 Interchange near Frimley, Surrey. However, video evidence taken from the camera, fitted inside the vehicle’s cab, conclusively shows that the motorhome was in fact responsible for the collision

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  • HGV regulations and restrictions costing logistics sector millions  

    on May 13, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on HGV regulations and restrictions costing logistics sector millions  

    HGV regulations and restrictions are costing logistics operations tens of millions of pounds every year, so transport planners need to find clever ways to adapt to evolving legislation. Paragon will be speaking at the Microlise Transport Conference to discuss how logistics operations face a host of challenges above and beyond the traditional demands of transport planning

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  • Eclipse extends Jaltest to include a full feature telematics facility

    on May 10, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Eclipse extends Jaltest to include a full feature telematics facility

    Eclipse, the mulit-brand diagnostic equipment specialists, is exhibiting its Jaltest and EDIS diagnostics packages along with a new innovation, which extends Jaltest to include a full feature telematics facility

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  • Mahle introduces new filters for CV market

    on May 9, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Mahle introduces new filters for CV market

    Mahle regularly updates its heavy duty range of filters and has recently introduced five additional filters, including a fuel filter element consisting of two filters, three air filter elements and a spin-on fuel filter

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  • European truck manufacturers call for action

    on May 8, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on European truck manufacturers call for action

    European truck manufacturers are calling for action to prevent aftermarket manipulation of emissions controls

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  • IRU endorses UN Global Road Safety Week

    on May 8, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU endorses UN Global Road Safety Week

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is calling for more training, the use of new technologies and standardised speed limits to address the issue of speed management

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  • RHA proposes Brexit solution for international road haulage

    on May 7, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA proposes Brexit solution for international road haulage

    The Road Haulage Association is calling on the UK and the EU to agree a comprehensive Land Transport Agreement that will allow unfettered international road haulage for licenced UK and EU operators within both the UK and the EU to continue

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  • Government air quality plan – the devil will be in the detail says RHA

    on May 7, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Government air quality plan – the devil will be in the detail says RHA

    The devil is in the detail – that’s the opinion of the Road Haulage Association following the publication of Government’s air quality plan aimed at reducing vehicle emissions and creating clean air zones

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  • Paragon transforms transport planning

    on May 4, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Paragon transforms transport planning

    Frozen Food Express (FFE), one of the largest temperature-controlled logistics operators in the US, has deployed Paragon’s route optimisation software to maximise transport efficiencies within its line haul operation. FFE is using Paragon’s integrated fleets and street level mapping solutions to transform its transport planning process, providing increased visibility of truck  movements between service centres, lowering transport costs and improving on-time deliveries by 12 percent

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  • Shortlist of UK’s best HGV drivers released

    on May 3, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Shortlist of UK’s best HGV drivers released

    Following a process involving over 120,000 HGV drivers, finalists have today been released in the run-up to the Microlise Driver of the Year Awards. The winners will be announced at the upcoming Microlise Transport Conference, taking place on the 17th May at The Ricoh Arena in Coventry

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