Truck News

Tructyre ATS formed to focus on heavy tyre ...

Oct 16, 2018Comments off

ATS Euromaster is to merge its heavy tyre operations with Eastleigh-based Tructyre, creating the largest national heavy tyre business in Britain. Tructyre, one of the

Fatal bus crash ‘may prompt compulsory te...

Oct 16, 2018Comments off

A fatal bus crash in Coventry city centre in October 2015 could prompt new regulations to make telematics and driver behaviour monitoring compulsory in public

Truck brake dust filters clean air by isola...

Oct 15, 2018Comments off

Vehicle emissions don’t come from just a tailpipe. German auto supplier Mann + Hummel has developed a filter that captures 80 percent of dust pollution

Fleets urged to size up their vehicles as b...

Oct 12, 2018Comments off

Network Rail is urging van and truck drivers to “wise up and size up” their vehicle after a transit van was the 15th vehicle to hit

Pricing trucks out of Leeds is not the way ...

Oct 11, 2018Comments off

The BVRLA is critical of Leeds City Council’s plans to introduce a new Clean Air Zone from January 2020 which will charge thousands of HGVs

Volvo hooks up with Krone for City trailer ...

Oct 10, 2018Comments off

Volvo Trucks, United Kingdom and Ireland, has been trialling a Krone City Liner in urban areas, including inner London, to re-open the debate regarding the

Road-side checks for lorry emission cheatin...

Oct 08, 2018Comments off

Cheat devices mean a lorry can produce up to 20 times more dangerous emissions. The DVSA has now become routinely checking lorries they stop at

Government announces £2.5m funding for the...

Oct 01, 2018Comments off

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) welcomes today’s announcement that up to £2.5 million Government funding is being made available to increase the range of

FTA urges DfT to bring longer semi-trailers...

Sep 27, 2018Comments off

Following the DfT’s report on the Longer Semi-Trailer (LST) trial, which showed that carbon emissions can be cut by using semi trailers that are two

Labcraft throws new light on night-time roa...

Sep 21, 2018Comments off

Leading infrastructure services provider FM Conway is fitting Labcraft Banksman manoeuvring lights to all new HGVs and has already retrofitted the system to its asphalt

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