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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
29/06/2020

Mega order for Brit-Pol

International haulier Brit-Pol is embarking on an expansion programme with ...
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04/06/2020

Tech Talk: specifying e-buses

Every bus route is different, in terms of distance travelled, topography ...
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Full-e municipal vehicles - 04/06/2020
Preventing diesel spills - 04/06/2020
Brake testing advice - 03/06/2020
Predictive maintenance future - 04/05/2020
The metric system - 04/05/2020

Fleet Management
04/06/2020

Legal Update – June 2020

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse ...
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04/06/2020

DVSA plans irtec retest

DVSA has announced plans to reaccredit all of its nearly 500 MOT vehicle ...
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Match-fit? Opinion from SOE - 04/06/2020
Profile: TruckEast dealership - 04/06/2020
COVID-19 bus ventilation guide - 27/05/2020
Abbey counts COVID-19 savings - 20/05/2020
Predictive maintenance future - 04/05/2020

Legislation and Compliance
04/06/2020

Legal Update – June 2020

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse ...
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04/06/2020

DVSA plans irtec retest

DVSA has announced plans to reaccredit all of its nearly 500 MOT vehicle ...
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RCV best practice guide - 04/06/2020
Match-fit? Opinion from SOE - 04/06/2020
Brake testing advice - 03/06/2020
Continental driver tyre checks - 18/05/2020
Enforcement by video link? - 04/05/2020

Bus and coach
04/06/2020

Tech Talk: specifying e-buses

Every bus route is different, in terms of distance travelled, topography ...
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27/05/2020

COVID-19 bus ventilation guide

MAN Truck & Bus offers recommendations about climate control to protect ...
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Flat(s) batteries - 04/05/2020
Red bus 2.0 - 03/04/2020
Coach transmissions overview - 03/04/2020
Coaches: the CAZ CAZualty - 03/04/2020
TE Legal Update - 05/03/2020

Vans and LCVs
05/03/2020

Linked lanes

Maintaining roadworthiness through the MOT has proven problematic for the ...
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06/09/2019

Low Riders

A demand for more cargo space combined with a low loading height has ...
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Lightweight rigid roundup - 07/03/2019
Van-based power supplies - 03/01/2019
LCVs: Supervan - 03/10/2018
IAA review: roundup - 03/10/2018
Schmitz’s slimmer self - 03/08/2018

Workshop
04/06/2020

DVSA plans irtec retest

DVSA has announced plans to reaccredit all of its nearly 500 MOT vehicle ...
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04/05/2020

Predictive maintenance future

Seven years ago Volvo took its first tentative steps towards predicting ...
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Skills Challenge 2020 preview - 05/03/2020
Battery boost - 03/02/2020
Better bandstand - 03/02/2020
Strap in - 03/02/2020
Big problems - 06/01/2020

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