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French warned Calais rest area closures could compromise driver safety

French warned Calais rest area closures could compromise driver safety

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has called on French authorities to provide more safe truck parking for trans-European freight transport around Calais following the closure of four rest areas on the A16 and A26.

Stiffer laws in force for drivers caught using mobiles

Stiffer laws in force for drivers caught using mobiles

The penalties for using a hand-held mobile phone while driving have increased across England, Scotland and Wales to six points on your licence and a £200 fine

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  • Volvo’s I-shift dual clutch exceeds expectations at J L Wilkie

    17th January 2018

    JL Wilkie is reporting substantially increased performance levels from a new Volvo FH13.540 tractor unit delivered with I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission. The company, based in Longforgan, near Dundee, ordered the new truck alongside a standard I-Shift FH13.500. Both new trucks…

  • RHA slams TfL fine increases

    17th January 2018

    The Road Haulage Association has responded to the Transport for London announcement that fines for drivers failing to pay the London Congestion Charge will increase from £130 to £160. The RHA says that the rise is “completely unjustified and is…

  • Six Volvo FM tar sprayers smooth the way for Connor

    17th January 2018

    Loyal Volvo customer, Connor Construction (South West), based in Frome in Somerset, is adding six new Volvo FM11.330 4×2 tar sprayers to its road construction operation. The trucks were supplied by Truck and Bus Wales and West of Shepton Mallet.…

  • Artisan expands its fleet with Isuzu 7.5 tonners

    17th January 2018

    Wiltshire-based Artisan Hire Centre has upgrade its 7.5 tonne rigids with two new tonne Isuzu N75.190 NKR trucks joing its 30 strong vehicle fleet Both have been fitted with beavertail plant bodies, built by AG Bracey Ltd, Bristol, and feature…

  • New top spec DAF for Scots Fish haulier

    17th January 2018

    Specialist fresh fish transport operator, AMG Transport from Airdrie in Scotland, has taken delivery of a DAF XF530 FTG unit as an addition to its six-strong fleet. The tractor unit was supplied through dealer Imperial Commercials in Cumbernauld, and has…