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News
28/11/2014

HGV speed limit changes to optimise road network capacity

Rules governing HGV speed limits and on-the-spot fines are to be updated across England and Wales, transport minister Claire Perry announced today.

The government plans to raise the national speed limit from 50 mph to 60 mph for trucks travelling on dual carriageways, following the increase in speed limits for HGVs on single carriageways ...
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28/11/2014

Euro 3 bus emissions - study

A study by Ricardo has revealed that a Euro 3 bus, retrofitted with ...
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28/11/2014

Mountain meets MAN TGX

Waste operator Mountain Transport, part of Mid UK Recycling, has taken ...
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28/11/2014

Tally Ho! New Volvo B9R

South Devon coach operator Tally Ho Coaches has taken delivery of its ...
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28/11/2014

60-tonne four-post lift

CV lift specialist Stertil Koni has extended its four post lift range with ...
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28/11/2014

DPF cleaning service

National automotive parts reconditioning specialist DPF Clean Team says it ...
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27/11/2014

Mechanical flywheel hybrid

Torotrak's Flybrid KERS (kinetic energy recovery system) for buses and ...
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Features
24/11/2014

Court on camera

This year's IRTE Conference included a staged public inquiry, presided over by traffic commissioner Kevin Rooney. The case of fictitious transport operator, North East Operating, was heard, which included statements from the vehicle examiner, from the operator's transport manager and from the defending legal team. The audience was then presented with a list ... » Read More

05/11/2014

So you want to cut costs

Time is running out. Not only is the EC currently taking legal action against the UK for its "failure to cut excessive levels of nitrogen dioxide" from diesel engines by the 2010 deadline, but in just six years we're in danger of ...
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05/11/2014

Gearing up

Gearboxes can be confusing so, given that they rarely cause problems, tend to get neglected. In the first of a two-part series, Brian Tinham talks to Scania's Keith Gallon about troubleshooting
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05/11/2014

Blues and twos

CV operators are constantly required to improve service levels and efficiency, but what if your fleet's performance, availability and maintenance are a matter of life and death? Toby Clark talks to fleet managers working in the ...
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