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18/12/2017

First used truck centre for Renault dealer Sparks Commercials

Renault Trucks dealership Sparks Commercial Services now has its first used truck centre, in Swindon, as part of its £1 million investment in the location.

The used truck centre is the latest in a series of site upgrades, which include a drive-through workshop. Sparks Swindon will now sell all used models from 2.8-tonnes up to 44-tonnes, and is ...
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18/12/2017

VW backs safety campaign

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has announced its backing for the Driving ...
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18/12/2017

FM tar sprayers for Connor

Connor Construction (South West), of Frome, has expanded its road ...
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15/12/2017

FirstGroup graduate scheme

Ambitious graduates, particularly from engineering backgrounds are being ...
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15/12/2017

People news: December 2017

Staff of Gloucester-based Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle dealer group ...
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15/12/2017

Turners renews Isotrak deal

With a fleet comprising 1200 HGVs, 700 trailers and 11 LCVs, Turners ...
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15/12/2017

Driver management guide

FORS Professional has released a new guide: ‘Effective Driver Management – ...
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15/12/2017

Two Isuzu Forwards for Artisan

Tool hire company Artisan Hire Centre has taken delivery of two 7.5-tonne ...
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15/12/2017

Cartwright delivers for Culina

Food and drinks distributor Culina Group has placed its first major order ...
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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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