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‘Plans before bans’ for transit...

Sep 01, 2021No Comments

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has today published a new report calling on Government to help the commercial vehicle industry transition to

HGV market rises in Q2 but full recovery st...

Aug 20, 2021Comments off

New heavy goods vehicle (HGV) registrations increased by 128.7% in the second quarter of 2021, according to SMMT figures. The increase saw some 9,493 units

HGV market in Q2 post-Covid boost, but full...

Aug 18, 2021Comments off

New heavy goods vehicle (HGV) registrations increased by 128.7% in the second quarter of 2021, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor

Unite’s six-point plan to alleviate drive...

Aug 16, 2021Comments off

London, UK: transport trade union Unite has accused government company bosses of “dragging their feet” over the HGV driver crisis. The union warns that the

Tarmac’s smart card keeping HGV drivers s...

Aug 13, 2021Comments off

Tarmac has reached a significant landmark in its rollout of new fleet technology after presenting its 10,000th HGV driver with a smart card aimed at improving

Langdon Transport has licence revoked as di...

Aug 13, 2021Comments off

Langdon Transport in Plymouth has had its licence revoked and its director disqualified for five years following a Bristol public inquiry. The company, which holds

DVSA survey proposals aim to fast track new...

Aug 11, 2021Comments off

Hauliers and drivers are being urged to respond to a consultation on proposals to overhaul vocational driving requirements and create one test to drive both

Unite union reignites fears of HGV drivers...

Aug 09, 2021Comments off

The Unite union has stoked the fire of an HGV drivers’ strike after accusing employers and the government of a “brazen lack of respect” which

‘Dangerous and foolhardy’ – r...

Aug 09, 2021Comments off

The government has extended the temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours rules in the UK until October, in a move criticised by the industry as not

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Driving into the future: recent changes in ...

Aug 06, 2021Comments off

Truck manufacturers are constantly looking to create more space in their cabs, deliver fuel efficiency gains and introduce enhanced driver assistance technology to make life