Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • Severn toll charges to end – a victory for FTA

    on Jul 23, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Severn toll charges to end – a victory for FTA

    The announcement that toll charges on the Severn crossings will be scrapped at the end of next year has been hailed a victory for the Freight Transport Association (FTA). The UK’s biggest transport trade organisation has spent 10 years lobbying for charges to be removed to boost business in Wales and the south west

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  • Stena Line to add extra North Sea freight capacity

    on Jul 23, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Line to add extra North Sea freight capacity

    In response to demand on the route from Rotterdam (Europoort) to Harwich, Stena Line is to increase capacity by changing to larger ships

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  • Severn Tolls to be scrapped by the end of 2018

    on Jul 23, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Severn Tolls to be scrapped by the end of 2018

    Tolls on the bridges across the River Severn between England and Wales will be scrapped by the end of

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  • Camera Telematics launches Street Angel

    on Jul 20, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Camera Telematics launches Street Angel

    With 2017 continuing to show the need for heightened road safety and camera technology, Camera Telematics is launching a new website and making ongoing developments to its range of products

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  • IRU calls for Brexit deal to avoid road transport chaos

    on Jul 19, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU calls for Brexit deal to avoid road transport chaos

    As the Brexit negotiations start in earnest, it is essential that the UK Government and the European Union reach a comprehensive deal that addresses the many questions affecting the road transport industry, according to the International Road Transport Union (IRU)

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  • Beware of Black Saturday – VisionTrack warns

    on Jul 18, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Beware of Black Saturday – VisionTrack warns

    The most dangerous time to be on Britain’s roads this year is this Saturday, July 22 at 2pm, according to new research

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  • Goodyear UK signs three-year title sponsorship deal

    on Jul 17, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Goodyear UK signs three-year title sponsorship deal

    Goodyear UK has agreed a three-year sponsorship of the British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC), with the latest round of racing taking place during the inaugural Convoy in the Park at Donington Park later this month

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  • Howard Tenens teams up with TruTac

    on Jul 14, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Howard Tenens teams up with TruTac

    Howard Tenens, the leading logistics specialists are investing in the latest compliance tools and technology to future proof their business. Their logistics division is working with TruTac and CMS Supatrak to implement a programme of upgrades, focussed on delivering efficiency improvements for driver and vehicle management

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  • Paragon enhances routing and scheduling software

    on Jul 14, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Paragon enhances routing and scheduling software

    Paragon has launched a fuel usage enhancement to its routing and scheduling software that will enable logistics operations to accurately compare planned versus actual levels of consumption leading to greater fuel savings. This latest update to Paragon’s Route Execution module means fuel data can be taken directly from an approved, CANbus-integrated vehicle tracking system and analysed against predicted consumption figures, calculated during the planning process, to identify where route planning can be improved. 

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  • VisionTrack dashcam captures lorry smash footage

    on Jun 29, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on VisionTrack dashcam captures lorry smash footage

    A white van man is caught on VisionTrack dashcam footage causing a smash with a lorry while chatting on his mobile phone. The Renault Master van driver was so distracted by his phone call that he didn’t even realise that he had driven into the HGV at a motorway intersection – and he raced away without stopping. The van driver got a nasty surprise when he was presented with the footage which clearly identified him as the guilty party by his registration plate. His insurers were landed with a big repair bill by the HGV’s

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  • RHA welcomes £6.1 billion plan for major roads and motorway upgrades

    on Jun 29, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA welcomes £6.1 billion plan for major roads and motorway upgrades

    The Road Haulage Association has welcomed Government’s clarity that £6.1bn of the £23 billion pledged by the previous administration is to be spent of further improvements England’s road network

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  • Early introduction of ULEZ misguided – RHA

    on Jun 28, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Early introduction of ULEZ misguided – RHA

    Early introduction of the London Ultra Low Emission Zone is misguided, says the Road Haulage Association (RHA)

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