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  • Drivers warned of new ANPR cameras on weight-restricted A415 bridge

    Drivers warned of new ANPR cameras on weight-restricted A415 bridge

    19th October 2017

    Truckers are being warned Oxfordshire County Council is installing new ANPR cameras to catch and fine any drivers of vehicles over 18 tonnes MGW found crossing a medieval bridge on A415. Oxfordshire County Council is installing new numberplate recognition cameras to…

  • Trucking Live 2017

    Trucking Live 2017

    17th October 2017

    Our second Trucking Live event to be held at the Oswestry Showground in Shropshire over the weekend of September 23-24 was a roaring success – and we were incredibly impressed with the standard of vehicles that turned up to represent the…

  • P-series leads new Scania construction range roll-out

    P-series leads new Scania construction range roll-out

    5th September 2017

    Scania is rolling out of a range of products primarily geared towards the construction sector, including the first new-generation P-series trucks and the remaining variants of the G-series range – the first of which were launched last May. Following Scania’s…

  • Scania launches tough XT chassis

    Scania launches tough XT chassis

    5th September 2017

    Scania has announced a new flagship XT range of chassis targeted for operation in the most arduous conditions. Available across the entire spectrum of S-, R-, G- and the newly announced P-series cabs, Scania reckon its XT delivers a highly…

  • London mayor urged to appoint freight commissioner

    London mayor urged to appoint freight commissioner

    26th August 2017

    Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been urged to appoint a “freight commissioner” to navigate the growing logistical demands of the capital. London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has made the call in recognition of the growing demands of…

  • Study finds gas trucks run 84 per cent cleaner

    Study finds gas trucks run 84 per cent cleaner

    25th August 2017

    Trucks using a UK-first gas filling station emitted 84 per cent less carbon dioxide (CO2) than equivalent diesel vehicles, according to a new study. UK gas network Cadent commissioned independent analysis of the first 14 months of the station, operated…

  • Major new road network touted as part of ‘landmark’ investment plans

    Major new road network touted as part of ‘landmark’ investment plans

    24th August 2017

    Local roads will receive a share of a multi-billion pound improvement fund as part of a new investment strategy unveiled by transport secretary, Chris Grayling. In addition, the transport investment strategy features the proposed creation of a new major road network, which…

  • Volvo FE gets power bump

    Volvo FE gets power bump

    17th August 2017

    Volvo’s FE range has been updated with a 350 bhp engine and a new nine-tonne front axle. The power boost is intended to make the FE a stronger option for more demanding distribution, refuse handling and light construction duties. The FE-350…

  • DVSA will now test truck emissions at the roadside

    DVSA will now test truck emissions at the roadside

    1st August 2017

    DVSA has announced it will be targeting truck drivers and operators cheating vehicle emissions with new roadside checks that come into force in August. In May 2017, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs published a draft plan to…