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News
31/03/2020

Supporting the industry during the pandemic

While the UK remains in Covid-19 lockdown, members of the Society of Operations Engineers continue to transport supplies and personnel.

Hauliers, who supply supermarkets and pharmacies, among others, have been officially classified as essential workers in the context of the crisis; that means that they have been instructed to continue operations ...
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31/03/2020

Jaama safety reminder

Fleet software supplier Jaama is reminding operators of the requirement to ...
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31/03/2020

Schmitz Cargobull statement

Trailer maker Schmitz Cargobull is reassuring operators that its service ...
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31/03/2020

New connected 4G camera

VisionTrack has launched a three-channel connected 4G vehicle camera with ...
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30/03/2020

Tesco picks Thermo King E-200

Tesco has taken expanded its home delivery fleet with 52 vans equipped ...
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30/03/2020

Pirelli CV tyre availability

Prometeon Tyre Group UK, supplier of Pirelli-branded commercial vehicle ...
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30/03/2020

Milk flows with Michelin

Scottish transport operator TP Niven has praised Michelin for its ...
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27/03/2020

Dennis Eagle virus statement

Refuse collection vehicle manufacturer Dennis Eagle has underlined its ...
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27/03/2020

Volvo technicians help Knowles

A team of technicians from Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia is ...
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Features
05/03/2020

Road safety: Inside line

Driver contributor Lucy Radley tests Mercedes-Benz’s Active Drive Assist, part of its driver safety package, which is claimed to offer a 3-5% fuel saving.

When Mercedes-Benz Trucks launched the latest version of the Actros, in September 2018, there was always going to be a lot to talk about. With 60 new innovations, four of which were ‘world ...
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05/03/2020

For safety’s sake

Fleet operators UK-wide are involved in an almost bewildering variety of initiatives to make their employees and the vehicles they drive safer, writes Steve Banner
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05/03/2020

Battery-powered fire safety

When electric vehicles’ battery units suffer a short circuit or fluid fire, fire suppression systems play a crucial role in protecting passengers and the vehicles involved, finds Brian Wall
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05/03/2020

Skills Challenge 2020 preview

Increasingly often, technicians must draw on both electrical and mechanical knowledge of vehicles to diagnose a fault from its symptoms, finds Will Dalrymple
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