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  • SmartWitness raises the bar

    on Aug 9, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on SmartWitness raises the bar

    According to recent analysis by the Boston Consulting Group, the growth in autonomous vehicle adoption will accelerate significantly during the next two decades, with more than 12 million fully autonomous vehicles sold per year globally by 2035. One of the main goals for vehicle automation is increased road safety, which has been a priority for SmartWitness since it began developing products in 2007. The company’s industry leading safety technology has produced solutions that redefine the way vehicle risk is identified and analysed

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  • First Insurance Solutions uses Intelligent Telematics 3G vehicle cameras

    on Aug 9, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on First Insurance Solutions uses Intelligent Telematics 3G vehicle cameras

    First Insurance Solutions, a specialist commercial insurance broker, is using 3G vehicle cameras to implement risk management that is reducing insurance premiums for its fleet clients by as much as 55 per cent in some cases

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  • Paragon enhances route execution

    on Aug 8, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Paragon enhances route execution

    Paragon can now help logistics operations gain added visibility of sub-contracted loads through its advanced routing and scheduling software. Following enhancements to the company’s Route Execution module, data can now be combined from as many as 35 different telematics systems, making it possible to see in real-time how third-party vehicles are performing against plan in addition to the in-house fleet

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  • TruTac launches new products for Coach and Bus UK Show

    on Aug 8, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on TruTac launches new products for Coach and Bus UK Show

    TruTac, the transport software expert is launching a brand-new product for the PSV industry and several new product enhancements at this year’s Coach and Bus UK Show

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  • Plan ahead to cope with urban charges and lorry bans – says FTA

    on Aug 8, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Plan ahead to cope with urban charges and lorry bans – says FTA

    Cities across the UK will start levying prohibitively high charges on older HGVs and vans, for air quality reasons,between early 2019 and the end of 2020. London has plans that could see, at the same time, many HGVs banned from the capital for having insufficient direct vision. Operators need to plan procurement or other coping strategies now to ensure the business impact is minimised

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  • Cenex to take part in trial of natural gas-fuelled lorries

    on Aug 3, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Cenex to take part in trial of natural gas-fuelled lorries

    Cenex – the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon technologies is taking part in the UK’s largest trial of biomethane-fuelled lorries

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  • Welsh ports key to brexit success- says FTA

    on Aug 3, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Welsh ports key to brexit success- says FTA

    Welsh ports are key to the future success of Britain’s trading relationships post-Brexit, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA), which represents the UK’s freight and logistics industry. 

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  • IRU calls for Brexit deal to avoid road transport chaos

    on Aug 2, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU calls for Brexit deal to avoid road transport chaos

    As Brexit negotiations advance, 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, the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has claimed

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  • Briggs Equipment UK acquires Irish Lift Trucks

    on Aug 2, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Briggs Equipment UK acquires Irish Lift Trucks

    As part of the company’s five- year growth strategy, Briggs Equipment has acquired Irish Lift Trucks (ILT) part of the OHM Group in the Republic of Ireland

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  • Roof extension delivers driver and operator benefits

    on Aug 1, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Roof extension delivers driver and operator benefits

    An extra 200 mm of headspace from a modified High-Roof sleeper cab, making the overall standing height of 6ft6, brings more than just additional headspace benefits, claims manufacturer Hatcher Components

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  • Krone raises the roof for Suttle Transport

    on Jul 31, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Krone raises the roof for Suttle Transport

    Suttle Transport Services Ltd, based in Tockwith, Wetherby has purchased three lifting, sliding-roof Krone Profi Liner curtainsiders to cope with their specialist, high-cube loads

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  • Bandag unveils two new retread tyres

    on Jul 30, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Bandag unveils two new retread tyres

    Bandag has raised the standard for durability, performance and cost-efficiency with the launch of two advanced new retreads: the Bandag M-TRAILER 001 adapted to on/off conditions and the Bandag R-TRAILER 001 retread for regional and special transport applications

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