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News
24/06/2021

First hydrogen double-deckers come to London

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched England’s first ever hydrogen double decker buses, marking another major step towards making the bus fleet zero-emission and cleaning up London’s toxic air.

The 20 new buses, the first of their kind to be launched in England, will produce no pollution from their exhausts and join more than 500 ...
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23/06/2021

Crouch fits vehicle lift

Crouch Recovery has expanded its vehicle lifting capabilities at its ...
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23/06/2021

Frenni's feeling Wheely Safe

Frenni Transport is aiming to eliminate any risk of human error by ...
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22/06/2021

New Triathlon truck tyres

Prometeon has expanded the Pirelli-branded Triathlon range of regional and ...
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22/06/2021

TPN launches tail-lift charge

The Pallet Network, an alliance of 119 regional delivery firms, is ...
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21/06/2021

Autonomous vehicle trials

Delivery firm Hermes has become the first customer to take part in an ...
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21/06/2021

Ward Recycling’s £2m upgrade

Derbyshire-based metal and waste recycling specialist Ward has invested ...
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18/06/2021

Bus engineers talk electric

A first meeting has taken place between UK bus operator engineering teams ...
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18/06/2021

North Northants Council fleet

As new unitary authority North Northamptonshire Council updates its waste ...
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Features
14/06/2021

Vehicle troubleshooting: remote control

A data standard dictates how trucks send status information back to base. As fleet management becomes ever more digital, the data services available are increasingly sophisticated, finds Toby Clark

Predictive maintenance and condition monitoring are an integral part of some industries, and are growing in importance in the transport sector. The ...
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14/06/2021

Roller brake tests

A vehicle’s roller brake test leads to an overall verdict – pass or fail – but that’s not the full story. John Challen examines the importance of looking at the results in detail
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14/06/2021

Longer heavier vehicles, again

Following the end of the consultation to end the longer semi-trailer (LST) trial (see www.is.gd/afohuj), will the UK government now permit a trial of longer heavier vehicles (LHV) on British roads, asks Peter Shakespeare
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11/06/2021

Legal update - June 2021

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse Jones. Its COVID-19 hub is available via www.is.gd/ifogih
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