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Transport Engineer's library houses editorial features going back five years. The content is classified and can be filtered by key transport industry sector topics such as engine/transmission management, trailers, heavy good vehicles, tippers, truck aerodynamics, workshop equipment, maintenance and fleet operating costs and much more.

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Engineering Technology
03/07/2017

IRTE Skills Challenge review

Bus and coach maintenance technicians from across the UK and Ireland ...
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03/07/2017

Gas and dual-fuel vehicles

Diesel’s continued demonisation and the prospect of tougher emissions ...
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DAF XF and CF driver test - 03/07/2017
Keep in touch with your load - 03/07/2017
SDC Trailers on the LST trial - 03/07/2017
Wait and see - 03/07/2017
Great (Britain) gas tour - 07/06/2017

Environment
03/07/2017

Legal update

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse ...
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03/07/2017

IRTE Skills Challenge review

Bus and coach maintenance technicians from across the UK and Ireland ...
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Gas and dual-fuel vehicles - 03/07/2017
Wait and see - 03/07/2017
Tacho Bell - 07/06/2017
In praise of diesel - 07/06/2017
Great (Britain) gas tour - 07/06/2017

Fleet Management
03/07/2017

Legal update

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse ...
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03/07/2017

IRTE Skills Challenge review

Bus and coach maintenance technicians from across the UK and Ireland ...
» Read More

Gas and dual-fuel vehicles - 03/07/2017
Keep in touch with your load - 03/07/2017
Wait and see - 03/07/2017
Tacho Bell - 07/06/2017
Pass first time - 07/06/2017

Health & Safety
03/07/2017

Fifth wheels and couplings

Fifth wheel systems that engage the trailer kingpin, as well as drawbar ...
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03/07/2017

Legal update

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse ...
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Wheel security update - 03/07/2017
Three lives of a tyre - 07/06/2017
In praise of diesel - 07/06/2017
Legal Update - 07/06/2017
Slow down in London - 05/05/2017

Legislation and Compliance
03/07/2017

Shop solutions

Workshops may be caught between a company’s need to economise, its needs ...
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03/07/2017

Legal update

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse ...
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Introduction to cyber-security - 03/07/2017
Gas and dual-fuel vehicles - 03/07/2017
Wait and see - 03/07/2017
Tacho Bell - 07/06/2017
In praise of diesel - 07/06/2017

On-Vehicle Equipment
03/07/2017

Fifth wheels and couplings

Fifth wheel systems that engage the trailer kingpin, as well as drawbar ...
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05/05/2017

The go-anywhere truck

8x4 tippers are the mainstay of the UK’s construction logistics industry. ...
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Hook, load and safer - 05/05/2017
Saving weight - 05/05/2017
Small-scale options - 05/05/2017
Best in show - 04/04/2017
Tempting technologies - 07/03/2017

People
03/07/2017

Introduction to cyber-security

According to the police, the typical transport and logistics business ...
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04/04/2017

People news March 2017

Bridget Rosewell OBE has been appointed chair of the DVSA (Driver and ...
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People February 2017 - 07/03/2017
People news January 2017 - 06/02/2017
People news for December 2016 - 05/01/2017
People news November 2016 - 05/12/2016
People news October 2016 - 03/11/2016

Training
03/07/2017

Shop solutions

Workshops may be caught between a company’s need to economise, its needs ...
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03/07/2017

Introduction to cyber-security

According to the police, the typical transport and logistics business ...
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IRTE Skills Challenge review - 03/07/2017
Best in show - 04/04/2017
Safety first - 04/04/2017
Legal page - 04/04/2017
Tempting technologies - 07/03/2017

Vehicle
03/07/2017

IRTE Skills Challenge review

Bus and coach maintenance technicians from across the UK and Ireland ...
» Read More



03/07/2017

Gas and dual-fuel vehicles

Diesel’s continued demonisation and the prospect of tougher emissions ...
» Read More

DAF XF and CF driver test - 03/07/2017
Keep in touch with your load - 03/07/2017
SDC Trailers on the LST trial - 03/07/2017
Wait and see - 03/07/2017
Pass first time - 07/06/2017

Vehicle Parts
03/07/2017

IRTE Skills Challenge review

Bus and coach maintenance technicians from across the UK and Ireland ...
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03/07/2017

Wheel security update

The issue of wheel security has been long-debated in the transport sector ...
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DAF XF and CF driver test - 03/07/2017
Three lives of a tyre - 07/06/2017
Great (Britain) gas tour - 07/06/2017
Bus Press - 07/06/2017
The true cost of cutting corne - 09/05/2017

Workshop
03/07/2017

Fifth wheels and couplings

Fifth wheel systems that engage the trailer kingpin, as well as drawbar ...
» Read More



03/07/2017

Shop solutions

Workshops may be caught between a company’s need to economise, its needs ...
» Read More

IRTE Skills Challenge review - 03/07/2017
The true cost of cutting corne - 09/05/2017
Best in show - 04/04/2017
Safety first - 04/04/2017
Health scan - 04/04/2017

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