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News
23/11/2020

Three-year, £32m LEFT programme to cut freight emissions published

The Low Emission Freight and Logistics Trials (LEFT) was a £20 million government-funded programme (2017-2020) to cut emissions and improve air quality by focusing on emissions-busting technologies for trucks and vans.

As explained in the published report (available via the link at the end), the trials found that there is a wide range of ...
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23/11/2020

Totalkare installs brake test

Worcestershire-based D E Talbot Transport is set for increased ...
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20/11/2020

Scania's electrification plans

Swedish truck manufacturer Scania has announced plans to build a battery ...
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20/11/2020

Shared Wiltshire RCV workshop

NRG Fleet Services and Hills Waste Solutions have opened up a workshop and ...
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19/11/2020

Isuzus kitted for road repair

Isuzu Truck UK has supplied two new 11-tonne Isuzu rigid trucks to road ...
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18/11/2020

New June date for 2021 CV Show

The UK’s largest and most important road transport event announces new ...
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18/11/2020

Trans Haul takes eight

Asset Alliance Group has won a deal to supply eight new DAF XF530 tractor ...
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17/11/2020

Wren staff transport coaches

Wren Kitchens, the UK’s number one kitchen retailer that designs, ...
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16/11/2020

Consult on LSTs and 48t ro-ros

Longer goods vehicles that increase productivity and reduce haulier ...
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Features
05/11/2020

Life in the ATF lane

Opening a DVSA-approved facility to conduct MOT testing demands a great deal of investment. Brian Wall speaks to authorised testing facility (ATF) operators to find out what it takes and why they went down this path

The primary role of a DVSA authorised testing facility (ATF) is to ensure that heavy goods vehicles, trailers and public service ...
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05/11/2020

Rolling road brake testing

The brake testing of trailers on a rolling road comes with its own procedures and pitfalls, some of which could easily catch the unwary operator out. Lucy Radley looks at the best way to prepare and present these vehicles, in order to ...
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05/11/2020

Planning for the worst

During the first COVID lockdown, I had to adopt new ways of providing a critical support function to my organisation. I am the head of fleet and transport services for a large blue light emergency service.
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05/11/2020

Rollover safety

Having spent a career in the construction products industry, Nick Elliott was seen as the ideal choice to lead the updating of IRTE’s best practice guide on vehicle roll-over. He speaks to Will Dalrymple
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