Market for heavy goods vehicles takes a tumble

9 December 2019

According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), new heavy goods vehicle (HGV) registrations fell by 13.1% in the third quarter of this year (Q3).

EU Court gives its view on who employs migrant drivers

9 December 2019

The EU’s Court of Justice (CJEU) has been asked to give a ruling in case where the authorities responsible for social security in the Netherlands are in dispute with a company based in Cyprus (AFMB) which supplies drivers to Dutch transport firms.

European clampdown on drink and drug driving

3 December 2019

Police officers across Europe will begin a week-long campaign on Monday 9 December to raise awareness of the dangers of driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Stricter enforcement at Rotherhithe Tunnel

3 December 2019

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it is making enforcement of vital safety restrictions in the Rotherhithe Tunnel stricter after it has continued to see a number of repeat offences by prohibited vehicles.

Safe Loading Pass Scheme extended

3 December 2019

Recognised by members of the UK Petroleum Industries Association (UKPIA) and the Tank Storage Association (TSA), the Safe Loading Pass Scheme (SLPS) aims to identify vehicles and trailers that have been deemed to meet specified safety standards for admittance to fuel loading terminals.

FORS helps cut environmental impact

27 November 2019

Family-owned demolition and engineering specialists McGee is crediting its investment in sustainable technology and membership of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) for significant reductions in its year-on-year MPG figures.

Plan to deploy electric trucks across UK and Europe

25 November 2019

Electric commercial vehicle technology pioneer Tevva has launched a new initiative designed to enable logistics fleets to begin electrification of medium duty lorries as soon as Spring of 2020.