Tag Archives: haulage

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Platooning: what does it mean for UK fleets?

In recent years, there’s been a lot of excitement in the fleet industry about platooning and its potential benefits for firms in the sector. It is widely anticipated that this…

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Lorry ‘platooning’ to be a driverless reality by 2017?

Driverless cars have been a source of public and media interest for a while, with such an alien concept invoking a certain sense of intrigue and distrust. The question of…

Stop the Crash, Future Proof your HGV fleet

Less HGV collisions, a reduced number of fatalities and possibly an end to HGV tailgating – just a few things that the new EU vehicle safety legislation coming into force…

Hauliers At Risk Using Sat Nav

Sat navs are to blame for an apparent increase in the number of lorries heading down unsuitable rural roads, claims a Cabinet minister. As the Telegraph reports, Chris Grayling, the…

Can a new speed limit for HGVs save the industry up to £11 million per year?

The government brings welcome news to hauliers announcing that the UK’s national speed limit for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) on single carriageways will be increased from 40 mph to 50…

Foreign HGV Drivers Caught Driving Whilst Tired Will Be Fined

Roads Minister Stephen Hammond is giving more power to local traffic police officers, allowing them to issue on the spot fines to foreign drivers of heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) caught…

Fleets At Risk of Online Security Breaches

Fleets that still operate on Windows XP may be at risk of online security breaches, Chevin has warned. The fleet management software company highlighted the fact that Microsoft stopped providing…