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2022 is set to be a breakout year for EVs in the UK

Due to ongoing supply chain issues, the UK automotive market had its weakest October in 30 years in 2021. That, following a nearly 30% year-on-year

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AA tackles HGV driver shortage

The AA has launched a Driver Academy to help train apprentices to become recovery patrols at a time when there is an estimated 100,0001 HGV driver

Temporary derogation from driving and resting time rules in Ireland

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Department of Transport in Ireland have agreed to allow a temporary and urgent derogation in respect of certain

HGV driver using mobile phone jailed for causing fatal A1 crash

A truck driver has been jailed for more than eight years after his HGV struck multiple vehicles, killing three people. Ion Onut was trawling dating sites

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UK road freight prices surge to highest in 3 years

Industry index reveals a perfect storm of inflation and Brexit sent December road freight prices soaring. Businesses are also warned of further supply chain disruption

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Prepare now for the EU posting of driver’s portal

From 2 February, the EU is introducing new rules that mean if you operate loaded goods journeys in and between European Member States (cabotage or cross-trade),

Ricardo to advance next generation electric class 8 trucks

Ricardo, a global environmental, engineering and strategic consulting company, is demonstrating its commitment to decarbonising global transport by leading a programme which will advance the

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Are British roads capable of catering for autonomous vehicles?

This year, the UK became the first country to allow self-driving cars on motorways at low speed. The country is making incredible progress in the

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Know the rules or pay the price

The findings from research commissioned by Europcar Mobility Group UK among 300 fleet managers across the country has been published in its latest whitepaper ‘Clearing

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Smart motorway rollout to be paused

The rollout of new smart motorway schemes will be paused until a full five years’ worth of safety data is available, as the Department for