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News
17/07/2019

Operators order ten Actros after trial delivers fuel success

Sister companies 4S Distribution and Hallam Express have placed a combined order for ten more Mercedes-Benz Actros tractors, less than six months after taking delivery of one trial unit each.

Supplied by Northside Truck & Van, the trial units were both Actros 2548 models with flat-floor BigSpace cabs, powered by 12.8-litre engines producing ...
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17/07/2019

Replacement filter selection

Parker Hannifin has launched the Par Fit toolkit, a filter element ...
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17/07/2019

Platooning demo milestone

Knorr-Bremse and Continental have announced they have completed initial ...
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16/07/2019

Ten curtainsiders for Alcaline

Kent-based haulier Alcaline has taken delivery of ten Schmitz Cargobull ...
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16/07/2019

Four-car FM for Loch Shiel

Vehicle repair and recovery business Loch Shiel Garage has taken delivery ...
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16/07/2019

New branding for Sentinel

Commercial vehicle safety company Sentinel Systems has unveiled a new ...
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15/07/2019

Fairport hooked on first DAF

Fairport Containers, part of the Fairport Engineering Group, has taken ...
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15/07/2019

Preparation pays, says r2c

Preparing a business for technology adoption is just as vital as the ...
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15/07/2019

Councils sign SFS fleet deal

Two councils in the South West have joined forces to drive down fleet ...
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Features
09/07/2019

Legal update: July 2019

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse Jones

REGULATORYThe government has agreed with the EU an extension of the UK’s EU membership until 31 October 2019 at the latest. The DVSA has recently released new guidance on this for hauliers, which is summarised below. The extension means that UK hauliers can continue to ...
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08/07/2019

First priority

Truck OEMs encourage dealers to improve by benchmarking their expectations of service levels. By publishing dealers’ performance in league tables, they create a healthy dose of competition. Will Dalrymple reports
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08/07/2019

Heavy metal

Bigger and heavier than a standard 44-tonne artic, heavy haulage trucks are an essential part of some operators’ fleets. John Challen looks at the latest offerings
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08/07/2019

Go, team, go

Last month, the ninth annual IRTE Skills Challenge welcomed 23 teams from 12 companies to the Bristol workshop bays of S&B Automotive Academy
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