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17/08/2017

CoolKit fridge vans certified to ATP

Burnley-based refrigerated van converter CoolKit has received Class-C ATP certification for its vehicles.

The certification verifies the quality of insulation and temperature control, meaning the vans are suitable for the transport of perishable foods.Rupert Gatty, managing director of CoolKit, says this demonstrates “the overall superior ...
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17/08/2017

York test for Metrodecker EV

York has become the first UK city outside London to trial a fully electric ...
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17/08/2017

Safepac rates dual clutch

Mildenhall-based haulage firm P+F Safepac is reporting improved fuel ...
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16/08/2017

CB radio app for smartphone

With the VoicR application, Continental offers new software to enhance ...
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16/08/2017

Regulator warns tailgaters

HGV drivers who engage in tailgating should expect to face serious ...
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16/08/2017

Penta on board with Director

National foodservice business Penta Foods believes telematics will prove ...
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16/08/2017

W&M Thompson rates Actros

Lancashire-based transport firm W&M Thompson has taken delivery of a new ...
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15/08/2017

Regency Glass’s new Antos 1824

Regency Glass’s new Antos 1824, supplied by Roanza Truck & Van, is the ...
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15/08/2017

3b's custom trailer combo

3b Construction has taken delivery of a new bespoke truck and drawbar ...
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Features
04/08/2017

Eye in the sky

Vehicle monitoring systems stitch together the perspectives of multiple cameras into one single artificial overhead view, simplifying the driver’s job of monitoring nearby collision hazards. Steve Banner investigates

Desperate to avoid colliding with pedestrians and cyclists, truck drivers on urban delivery work must wish that they had the ...
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04/08/2017

See-saw

Two truck fleets test-drive a simple, low-cost tool that improves drivers’ direct vision of the truck near side. Will Dalrymple speaks to them
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04/08/2017

Biofuel benefits

For some years, the government has been supporting efforts to develop low-carbon transport fuels. The good news is that there are now several credible alternatives; the bad news is that none of them is perfect. Peter Shakespeare ...
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04/08/2017

The reality thing

It has been 13 years since Transport Research Laboratory evaluated the use of a truck simulator for training drivers in safe and fuel-efficient driving. Kevin Swallow assesses how well this great leap has worked out
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