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How to couple and uncouple a trailer, by PB Training

Following on from the January feature on fifth wheels, this video helps DCPC candidates to show the necessary procedures to correctly couple and uncouple a truck.
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Exploring alternative fuels in commercial vehicles: animated video from ACEA

Short video from ACEA, the European association of truck manufacturers, crams in lots of words in an attempt to explain why diesel-fuelled engines power more than 90% of all trucks, vans and buses on the roads today.
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Dutch tanker airbag said to improve stability and fuel-economy for part-full ...

A system to secure liquid loads in road-going tankers using inflatable bladders reduces fuel consumption and improves vehicle security, according to inventor Erik Eenkhoorn, who recently completed an engineering PhD thesis about it at the ...
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Hanson's guide to the benefits of moving-floor trailers

Construction aggregate supplier Hanson discusses why it likes moving-floor trailers
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Valeo heavy-duty clutch replacement

This video reviews the essentials of fitting a pull-type clutch with snap on/snap off mechanical bearing.
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Volvo LNG truck case study: Transnugon, Spain

Success story of one of first customers of Volvo's LNG truck.
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Volvo platooning trial in Belgium

Three Volvo trucks run in a platoon on the E19 motorway between Brussels and Anvers.
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DVSA's Gordon MacDonald speaks about Earned Recognition

Gordon MacDonald of the DVSA introduces Earned Recognition at the 2017 Microlise conference.
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Birds’ eye 360-degree camera system demonstration from ASL360

Birds'-eye camera footage taken from an edited bus journey
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Michelin's Effitrailer telematics: an introduction

An overview of the Michelin Effitrailer telematics system covers the basics.
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Autonomous refuse collection vehicle from Volvo

Volvo Trucks and Swedish waste management company Renova, with other R&D partners, are testing an autonomous refuse collection vehicle. The vehicle follows a preprogrammed route and uses radar to detect obstacles.
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'The Package': The Daily Life Of A Transport Professional

The Package is a video content campaign from Teletrac Navman designed to bring to life the concept of connected workflow.
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Driving with wide and abnormal loads…

Do your drivers carry wide and abnormal loads? If so, they’ll love WIDEBOY! – a portable magnetic camera and screen combination from TrafficAngel. Simply attach the mini-screen to the vehicle windscreen, attach the cameras to the side of ...
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Volvo Trucks goes live with ‘The Flying Passenger’

Volvo Trucks’ latest live test is now online to view and features a Volvo FH towing a paraglider up a mountain pass in Croatia.
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Spanish brake testing allows trucks and trailers to be presented unladen

Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have developed an improved system for mandatory truck and trailer brake inspections (Inspección Técnica de Vehículos - ITV), which enables vehicles to be presented unladen.
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Bull Transport refreshes fleet: adds FH16-750 flagship

Monmouth and Chepstow-based haulier Bull Transport has taken delivery of six new Volvo FH tractor units this year for its contract with Tesco, delivering throughout the West Country and South West Wales.
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Top bus and coach engineers rise to the Challenge

The results of the 2016 IRTE Skills Challenge, aimed at finding the best of the best bus technicians, have been revealed and include Go-Ahead London, which scooped the top prize for outstanding team.
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Fleet Management

Vacu-Lug’s fleet management film provides information on what a customer can expect from a Vacu-Lug fleet management contract and detail is also provided on the company’s nationwide tyre rescue service – Vacu-Lug Tyre Rescue.
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In this film, Vacu-Lug offers a detailed insight into its retreading process taking you through the main stages a used tyre casing goes through in order to become a fully-finished, high-quality retread tyre.
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Volvo heavy haulage FH16 with I-Shift crawler pulls 750 tonnes

After the teaser (Transport Engineer, 5 April 2016) comes the film – ‘Volvo Trucks versus 750 tonnes’, where a Volvo FH16 attempts to pull a 750 tonne, 300-metre long road train, comprising 40 loaded containers, from a standing start.
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World's strongest man to reveal power of Volvo’s I-Shift crawler gears

Volvo is promising to demonstrate exactly what a Volvo FH16-750 equipped with the new I-Shift crawler gears can pull, by attempting to move off from a standing start pulling a 300-metre long container road train.
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Exclusive look at VT StopSafe - Vision Techniques

Vision Techniques has launched a new emergency stop system aimed at helping to prevent or mitigate a Glasgow-type tragedy.
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Volvo ‘Look Who’s Driving’ film attracts six million hits

Less than a week after its premiere (3 December 2015), Volvo Trucks’ most recent Live Test – entitled ‘Look Who’s Driving’ – has already been viewed more than six million times online arond the world.
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Luton goes for DAF CF 290 RCVs in fleet replacement deal

Luton Borough Council is replacing its fleet of 26 RCVs (refuse collection vehicles) with new Euro-6 DAF CF 290 FAG 6x2 twin-steer rigids – 23 mid-steer and three rear-steer, all fitted with all fitted with Allison 3200 series ...
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Natural gas fuel helps reduce transport pollution

Gasrec, Europe's leading supplier of liquefied natural gas for transport, has uploaded a new informational video.
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