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News
27/10/2020

Wincanton grabs 14 new-generation Mercedes-Benz Actros drawbar units fitted with Hiab cranes

Wincanton’s construction operations received its first 14 new-generation Actros models from East Anglia dealer Orwell Truck & Van, a supplier to Britain’s largest third-party logistics company for more than 10 years.

The 26-tonne rigids are fitted with rear-mounted cranes, and work with drawbar trailers at 44-tonne gross train weights. As 2546 L ...
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27/10/2020

Krone and Cargobull telematics

The two German trailer makers have opened their standard telematics ...
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26/10/2020

eActros delivers chocolate

The battery-powered Mercedes-Benz eActros truck is now being used by the ...
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26/10/2020

MAN's zero-emission plan

MAN Truck & Bus has announced an electric and hydrogen roadmap. The ...
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23/10/2020

ADL delivers first Berlin bus

The first two Enviro500 buses have been unveiled by Berlin bus operator ...
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23/10/2020

Four rigids for food waste

Urbaser has invested in four specialist food waste vehicles to carry out ...
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22/10/2020

John Lewis's bespoke tail-lift

Central Transport, the fleet engineering department of John Lewis ...
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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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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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