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  • Renault finally launches right-hand drive Range T High

    Renault finally launches right-hand drive Range T High

    23rd June 2017

    In response to the changing UK and Irish markets – and demand from customers – Renault Trucks has introduced a newly-engineered right-hand drive Range T High, available from early 2018. The flagship right-hand drive Range T High with flat-floor cab is the…

  • Scania reveals Next Gen G-series

    Scania reveals Next Gen G-series

    8th June 2017

    Scania has taken the wraps off an all-new G-series truck range to sit alongside its Next Generation R- and S-series models. The Swedish manufacturer said G-series cabs are available with low, normal and high roof, initially in sleeper format, and…

  • Security guide helps hauliers fight back against cargo criminals

    Security guide helps hauliers fight back against cargo criminals

    8th June 2017

    A new guide advising road hauliers how to best protect their cargo has been published in a bid to cut freight crime. The Cargo And Road Transport (CART) Security Guide has been written in collaboration with industry heavyweights and has been…

  • TC warns drivers to respect the role of enforcement staff

    7th June 2017

    Traffic commissioner Nick Jones has reminded drivers and O-licence holders they need to understand and respect the rights of public employees, including those who carry out enforcement activities. His message followed a public inquiry in Birmingham earlier this year which…

  • Wincanton places record-breaking Range T order

    Wincanton places record-breaking Range T order

    7th June 2017

    Wincanton has placed its largest ever order for 100 Renault Range T tractor units – each of which are liveried in Wincanton’s distinctive blue branding – which began entering service in May. Funded by Renault Trucks Financial Services on a…

  • Campaign launched to encourage women HGV drivers

    Campaign launched to encourage women HGV drivers

    17th May 2017

    Midland Expressway Ltd, the operator of the M6toll, has launched a national campaign to encourage more women to join the haulage profession and become HGV drivers. The campaign, titled ‘HerGV’, launched at the Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC, in…

  • Is overfamiliarity to blame for walkround check “complacency”?

    Is overfamiliarity to blame for walkround check “complacency”?

    17th May 2017

    Fleets need to adopt a range of strategies to keep driver walkround checks interesting otherwise complacency quickly sets in, according to FleetCheck. The company has reported it regularly sees examples of businesses where the risk management effectiveness of the checks…

  • Merc unveils Direct Vision Econic tractor concept

    Merc unveils Direct Vision Econic tractor concept

    11th May 2017

    Mercedes-Benz has revealed a prototype urban tractor unit based on its low-entry Econic chassis. The truck features a deep, panoramic windscreen and full-height glazed passenger door, and a low seating position which enables the driver to make direct eye contact…

  • Richard Turfitt appointed as new senior traffic commissioner

    Richard Turfitt appointed as new senior traffic commissioner

    27th April 2017

    Richard Turfitt has been appointed as the new senior traffic commissioner by transport minister John Hayes. Currently the traffic commissioner for the East of England, Turfitt will begin his new role on June 1 2017, taking over the post from…