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News
22/10/2020

John Lewis looks to Access XL for bespoke lifting solution

Central Transport, the fleet engineering department of John Lewis Partnership, has risen to a number of delivery challenges at its Oxford Street store by fitting Access XL Multi-Deck tail lifts to its urban double-deck trailers for dock and kerbside deliveries.

Delivering to both the back of the store and the front, the urban double-deckers ...
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21/10/2020

Newport's 15 electric buses

A fleet of 15 full-electric single-deck buses have begun operation in ...
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21/10/2020

Four more Isuzu Trucks dealers

Following its recent appointment of two Norfolk Trucks sites in London and ...
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20/10/2020

Gregory starts LNG trial

Volvo Trucks has delivered Gregory Distribution’s first FH Globetrotter ...
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20/10/2020

Copart UK drives toward DVS

Online vehicle remarketing business Copart UK is gearing up for the ...
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19/10/2020

Fraikin's new apprenticeship

Commercial fleet services company Fraikin has launched a new ...
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19/10/2020

Harsh second site wins VCA nod

Having opened 18 months ago on a trial basis, a Harsh wet kit fitting ...
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16/10/2020

Crestchic banks on -Benz

A Mercedes-Benz 26-tonne 6x2 Actros 2540 has joined Crestchic’s fleet of ...
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16/10/2020

Materials haulier chooses Jost

N. J. Docksey is supporting some of the largest and most important ...
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Features
14/10/2020

Tyres and winter preparation

Tyre performance is of the utmost importance on roads, but how can drivers and operators get the same confidence on mud and snow, or when there is ice on the surface? John Challen investigates how quality assurance labelling for winter tyres has evolved

Selecting the right tyres for a vehicle or fleet can be a daunting task these days, not least ...
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14/10/2020

Monitoring tread depth

Monitoring tyre tread depth and condition should be easy, yet every day operators find themselves dealing with problems or delays caused by these issues. ​Lucy Radley speaks with two experts about the best ways to keep these issues ...
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14/10/2020

Bridge gritter overview

Bridges in the national motorway network are often exposed to the worst of the winter weather conditions, so keeping them open in snow and ice is a priority, as Laura Cork reports
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14/10/2020

Avoiding S-marked prohibitions

Lucy Radley offers a guide to avoiding the most damaging kind of penalty from DVSA officers: S-marked prohibitions
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