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News
27/01/2020

Driver eyesight: operators reminded about duty of care

Fleet management organisation Fleet Operations is urging operators to ensure that drivers have regular eyesight tests, following the release of official figures showing thousands of drivers lose their licence each year in the UK due to poor eyesight.

DVLA figures reveal that 19,644 drivers had their licences revoked between January 2017 and ...
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27/01/2020

Top marks for school bus

Taunton School has taken delivery of the UK’s first 57-seater Scania ...
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27/01/2020

Air-filtering buses update

Bus operator Go-Ahead Group is rolling out its ‘air-filtering bus’ (AFB) ...
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24/01/2020

First Renaults for Warburtons

Bakery business Warburtons has taken delivery of its first Renault trucks, ...
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24/01/2020

Haulier relies on Scania

Norfolk-based haulier Ge-Be Transport has expanded its fleet with six new ...
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24/01/2020

Bevan to offer Nissan e-NV200

West Midlands-based Bevan Group has signed a deal with conversion ...
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23/01/2020

Bridgestone prisoner project

Bridgestone has embarked on a project with HM Prison Featherstone to give ...
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23/01/2020

More Cool Liners for Noone

Noone Transport has taken delivery of 10 more Cool Liners from Krone, ...
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23/01/2020

Custom Costa vans from Ryder

Logistics business Kuehne + Nagel has taken delivery of 78 Mercedes-Benz ...
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Features
06/01/2020

Cranes & loaders: Big problems

Although mobile cranes generally have been brought into the annual test required of all HGVs, larger units are still exempt. Toby Clark examines new voluntary guidance for them

Before May 2018, mobile cranes based on HGV chassis – that is, vehicles used solely as cranes, rather than load-carrying HGVs fitted with loader cranes – were exempt from ...
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06/01/2020

Computer bus

Later this year, a single-decker will drive itself and passengers across the Forth Road Bridge in Scotland, in what is said to be a world first
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06/01/2020

Connecting hands-free

While fully autonomous trucks are still a long way off, some of the components which will be needed for them to practically work are already in existence, including fully automated couplings. Lucy Radley profiles two
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06/01/2020

Electric vision

IVECO and Nikola of the USA are aiming to persuade UK and European hauliers to go zero-emission for long-haul work with the launch of a hydrogen fuel cell truck with a claimed range of up to 500 miles, reports Steve Banner
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