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News
22/06/2018

Forkers cuts inefficiency with bespoke drawbar combination from Andover

Civil engineering firm Forkers has taken delivery of a bespoke plant body and drawbar combination, from Andover Trailers, to improve the efficiency of its heavy-duty drilling operations.

Forkers needed a workable solution for transporting various plant and equipment within legal length limits, as Dean Hudson, plant director, explains: “We wanted ...
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22/06/2018

Cartwrights rates VWS solution

Telford-based Cartwrights Waste Disposal Services has rolled out new ...
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22/06/2018

New crash investigation teams

The government has announced a new three-year road safety project, with ...
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21/06/2018

People news, June 2018

Mercedes-Benz Vans has celebrated the achievements of the young men and ...
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21/06/2018

Staples rates Truckfile for ER

Staples Vegetables has paid tribute to IT provider Truckfile for the role ...
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21/06/2018

Freshlinc in 60-reefer deal

Freshlinc has taken delivery of 60 Schmitz Cargobull multi-temperature ...
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21/06/2018

Trojan lands fire service deal

Three Welsh fire services have signed with Trojan Garage Equipment ...
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20/06/2018

Operator rates Coil Liners

Transport and distribution operator Helsby and Longden has taken delivery ...
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20/06/2018

Top oil distribution driver

Clifford Tappin of Lovell Fuels has been crowned driver of the year by the ...
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Features
04/06/2018

Tyres: Are tyre sealants appropriate for CV fleets?

Tyre sealants are claimed to provide remedial and preventative solutions to road damage. Fleet engineers need to understand where a vehicle is working and how far it travels before considering them. Kevin Swallow reports

Punctures are a problem Idris Stephens contends with every day, in his role as tyre fleet engineer at Smith’s (Gloucester). A ...
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04/06/2018

Tyres: reading the debris

An 18-month study of damaged motorway tyres and tyre fragments by Bridgestone and Highways England has estimated that tyre punctures, underinflation and maintenance problems were the most significant causes of tyre failure
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04/06/2018

Tyres: working under pressure

The benefits of installing a tyre pressure monitoring system are best measured in terms of downtime, finds Kevin Swallow
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04/06/2018

Driver management in Zambia

Driver training has long been recognised in European transport circles as not just a ‘nice to have’, but as a main bearing in the engine of safety and economy. It needs tailoring to the transport environment, though. As a contrast to ...
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