• Road Test: DAF XF480 FTP 6×2 with HVO fuel

    Road Test: DAF XF480 FTP 6×2 with HVO fuel

    25th October 2019

    DAF’s lightweight FTP chassis puts its emphasis squarely on maximum payload. The 6×2 set-up with lightweight pusher axle has been carefully pared down to help hauliers achieve the most bang for their buck – so it’s not surprising the configuration…

  • How new liquid fuels can cut HGV greenhouse gas emissions

    How new liquid fuels can cut HGV greenhouse gas emissions

    25th October 2019

    Rebecca Swann, product manager fuels & services, Certas Energy The 2018 Department for Transport’s Road to Zero paper leans heavily towards electrification as the most viable and ‘proven’ solution for reducing levels of harmful emissions on our roads. However, in…

  • Wessex Truck Show 2017 picture gallery

    Wessex Truck Show 2017 picture gallery

    10th November 2017

    Fast becoming one of the South West region’s premiere trucking events, the Wessex Truck Show was back to offer visitors more fun and frolics recently at the Yeovil Showground in Somerset. Taking place over the weekend of August 12-13, 2017, the…

  • 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…

  • Truckfest Peterborough 2017

    Truckfest Peterborough 2017

    18th July 2017

    As usual, there was a phenomenal turnout for this year’s Truckfest at the East of England Showground in Peterborough. Over 2500 trucks were on show over the Mayday Bank Holiday weekend. The hard work and dedication shown by you, the…

  • Truckfest South 2017

    Truckfest South 2017

    3rd July 2017

    The Newbury Showground played host to another fine array of commercial vehicles as southern operators took the weekend of May 27-28 off to showcase the best of their fleets. The weather on the Saturday, the day we pitched up, was…

  • Making the Most of Driving Data

    Making the Most of Driving Data

    31st March 2017

    Technology bombards us with data in our business lives. Here, we look at examples of how all this information can be used to best effect. We live in a world of data overload. In the road transport and logistics industry,…

  • Mar-Train Muscle

    Mar-Train Muscle

    31st March 2017

    One of Northern Ireland’s premiere oversize-load specialists, Mar-Train has cornered the market in plant-moving and windfarm component transportation Situated deep in the countryside between Belfast and Lisburn is Mar-Train Haulage, Northern Ireland’s outsize load specialist. In 1979, local man Sam…