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14/12/2017

Hydro Cleansing wastes no time switching to Continental

Environmental services operator Hydro Cleansing is moving to Continental Construction tyres for two of its huge jetting and waste removal vehicles, after a trial of the tyre brand “changed the picture” in terms of vehicle downtime.

The two trucks, called Megatron and Terminator, are Scania R-Series 620bhp and 730bhp rigids. The tyres on Megatron, ...
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13/12/2017

RUD Rotogrip snow chains

RUD Chains is promoting its Rotogrip snow chain system for commercial and ...
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13/12/2017

Birmingham livery for Volvo FH

PGS Global Logistics has added another Volvo truck to its 46-strong fleet, ...
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13/12/2017

Fish firm nets benefits of DAF

Fresh fish transport operator AMG Transport has taken delivery of a DAF ...
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13/12/2017

Walmersley firm loses licence

Walmersley-based business SR & RJ Brown has had its transport licence ...
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12/12/2017

Michelin launches four apps

Michelin Solutions has launched a suite of four apps, which it predicts ...
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12/12/2017

Taunton firm grounded

Taunton-based groundworks firm K&J Hodge Contractors has had its licence ...
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12/12/2017

Project tackes empty runs

A new project, backed by Innovate UK, is aiming to tackle the problem of ...
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11/12/2017

Global fleet services study

A comprehensive global study has been released, which looks at the ...
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Features
06/12/2017

The ADR champions

Hauliers who transport goods that are in the scope of ADR probably require the services of a DGSA, a dangerous goods safety adviser. Peter Shakespeare discovers there is more to the role than meets the eye

Hauling dangerous goods is regulated by the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road, more commonly ...
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06/12/2017

Off the rack

Once described as niche, the market for quick-turnaround, ready-made trucks is one most manufacturers ignore at their peril. By Chris Tindall
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06/12/2017

VW gets heavy

Volkswagen is well-known for its cars and vans the world over, but the recently established truck and bus division has brought together some disparate big hitters. Ian Norwell reports from Hamburg on the shape of it, two years in
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06/12/2017

The ‘foreign scourge’

A few months ago, Gareth Llewellyn told me that DVSA is more worried about foreign vehicles’ roadworthiness than UK ones. Historical data released this month does, for the most part, support this point: foreign truck and trailers ...
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