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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
28/04/2015

Election choice

As we go to press and 7 May draws tantalisingly close, the 2015 election ...
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28/04/2015

Winning formula

Ever wondered about the scale of transport engineering required to support ...
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Back to the future - 28/04/2015
Tippers update - 28/04/2015
Body of evidence - 28/04/2015
CV Show: driving industry - 01/04/2015
CV Show: the main event - 01/04/2015

Environment
28/04/2015

Winning formula

Ever wondered about the scale of transport engineering required to support ...
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28/04/2015

Back to the future

With the headline event for 2015 now over, Brian Tinham looks back at some ...
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Body of evidence - 28/04/2015
CV Show: the main event - 01/04/2015
Oil to burn - 01/04/2015
Smarter engines - 01/04/2015
Carbon dating - 03/03/2015

Fleet Management
28/04/2015

Election choice

As we go to press and 7 May draws tantalisingly close, the 2015 election ...
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28/04/2015

Winning formula

Ever wondered about the scale of transport engineering required to support ...
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Back to the future - 28/04/2015
Tippers update - 28/04/2015
Manager means manager - 28/04/2015
CV Show: the main event - 01/04/2015
Data-driven - 01/04/2015

Health & Safety
28/04/2015

Back to the future

With the headline event for 2015 now over, Brian Tinham looks back at some ...
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28/04/2015

Rise and shine

Tail-lift technologies continue to develop, albeit subtly, but changing ...
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CV Show: the main event - 01/04/2015
Fix the flaws - 01/04/2015
Safer trucks - 01/04/2015
CV Show 2015 - 03/03/2015
Safer lorries - 03/03/2015

Legislation and Compliance
28/04/2015

Election choice

As we go to press and 7 May draws tantalisingly close, the 2015 election ...
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28/04/2015

Winning formula

Ever wondered about the scale of transport engineering required to support ...
» Read More

Back to the future - 28/04/2015
Rise and shine - 28/04/2015
Manager means manager - 28/04/2015
CV Show: driving industry - 01/04/2015
CV Show: the main event - 01/04/2015

On-Vehicle Equipment
28/04/2015

Winning formula

Ever wondered about the scale of transport engineering required to support ...
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28/04/2015

Back to the future

With the headline event for 2015 now over, Brian Tinham looks back at some ...
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Rise and shine - 28/04/2015
Tippers update - 28/04/2015
CV Show: driving industry - 01/04/2015
CV Show: the main event - 01/04/2015
Data-driven - 01/04/2015

People
31/03/2015

People news April 2015

Mike Belk is taking over as managing director for Mercedes-Benz Trucks ...
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02/02/2015

People news March 2015

Senior traffic commissioner Beverley Bell is to be the next president of ...
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People February 2015 - 02/02/2015
People news January 2015 - 05/01/2015
People news for December 2014 - 03/12/2014
People news for November 2014 - 04/11/2014
People news for October 2014 - 02/10/2014

Training
28/04/2015

Election choice

As we go to press and 7 May draws tantalisingly close, the 2015 election ...
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28/04/2015

Manager means manager

Traffic commissioners and the courts are increasingly focusing on ...
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Independently assessed - 01/04/2015
Get a grip - 03/03/2015
Training trouble - 03/02/2015
Self regulation - 03/02/2015
DVSA and irtec - 06/01/2015

Vehicle
28/04/2015

Winning formula

Ever wondered about the scale of transport engineering required to support ...
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28/04/2015

Back to the future

With the headline event for 2015 now over, Brian Tinham looks back at some ...
» Read More

Tippers update - 28/04/2015
Body of evidence - 28/04/2015
CV Show: driving industry - 01/04/2015
CV Show: the main event - 01/04/2015
Oil to burn - 01/04/2015

Vehicle Parts
28/04/2015

Winning formula

Ever wondered about the scale of transport engineering required to support ...
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28/04/2015

Back to the future

With the headline event for 2015 now over, Brian Tinham looks back at some ...
» Read More

Smarter engines - 01/04/2015
CV Show 2015 - 03/03/2015
Carbon dating - 03/03/2015
Stiff competition - 03/03/2015
Braking with tradition - 03/03/2015

Workshop
01/04/2015

CV Show: the main event

As this year’s CV Show gets underway at the NEC, Birmingham (14—16 April ...
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01/04/2015

Fix the flaws

Repair and maintenance can be a costly business in many ways. Vehicle ...
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Choice is yours - 01/04/2015
CV Show 2015 - 03/03/2015
Shifting gear - 04/12/2014
Construction and use - 04/12/2014
Gearing up - 05/11/2014

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