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  • NETWORK RAIL WARNS TRUCK DRIVERS OVER BRIDGE BASHING

    31st July 2019

    Network Rail has again warned lorry drivers to always know the height of their vehicles after repeated bridge strikes forced a road in Birmingham to close for five months while repairs are made The bridge, which carries the railway over…

  • ENCORE PERSONNEL SAYS: ‘GET CPC READY NOW’

    31st July 2019

    The deadline to complete training for the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) qualification is less than four months away, yet reports have highlighted that 75% of drivers still need to complete the mandatory training. The CPC qualification was first…

  • ANTOS TRANSPORTERS PERFECT FOR SINCLAIR

    31st July 2019

    Bridgend-based Sinclair Group has taken a pair of 26-tonne Mercedes Antos car transporters into its fleet. Supplied by Euro Commercials, both are 2530 models with 300hp 7.7-litre engines and eight-speed Mercedes PowerShift 3 automated transmissions. The 6×2 trucks have the…

  • VOLVO PROVIDES AN IMMEDIATE SOLUTION FOR MASON BROS

    31st July 2019

    Welsh construction equipment and trailer suppliers, Mason Brothers of Brynmenyn, near Bridgend recently turned to Truck and Bus Wales and West for the immediate delivery of a Volvo FH1.540 6×2 tag axle tractor unit. The new Globetrotter 6×2 tag axle…

  • THREE NEW FH TRACTORS PERFECT FOR HAWKINS

    31st July 2019

    Staffordshire-based, Hawkins Logistics has put three new Volvo FH13.500 tractor units into service to join a fleet of 45 vehicles. Underneath three different cab liveries, the trio feature a number of Volvo powertrain options and will be directly compared on…

  • CASTELL HOWELL TAKES ON 16 MERCEDES ATEGO RIGIDS

    31st July 2019

    Food wholesaler Castell Howell Foods has taken delivery of 16 new Mercedes Atego 12-tonners from South Wales Dealer Euro Commercials as the latest additions to its temperature-controlled fleet. The Trucks for the Cross Hands-based company are 1224 LnR models with…

  • FLY BY NITE GOES FOR DAF

    31st July 2019

    Fly By Nite, the international transport and logistics haulier for the entertainment and events industry, has added another five DAF XF480 FT low-deck tractor units to its high-profile fleet. The 4×2 trucks, all fleet additions, join around 160 tractors and…

  • A&D LOGISTICS UNDERTAKES EXTENDED ACTROS EVALUATION

    31st July 2019

    The first Mercedes truck to wear the colours of high-profile Scottish container haulier A&D Logistics has been quick to impress with its combination of fuel-efficiency and driver comfort. The Actros 2548 ‘seed vehicle’ is being put to the test against…

  • VOLVO DELIVERS THE GOODS FOR MONK TRANSPORT

    31st July 2019

    Bulk haulage specialists, Monk Transport of Mostyn, North Wales have purchased three new Volvo FH13.500 tractor units, all equipped with the factory-fitted Lite pusher axle. The trio now offers the highest payload potential in the company’s mixed marque fleet. Supplied…

  • RENAULT TO DOUBLE RANGE T HIGH PRODUCTION

    31st July 2019

    Renault Trucks is ramping up production of its flagship Range T High model, doubling output to meet growing demand from UK and Ireland customers. Following its UK launch in June 2017, the Range T High has been enthusiastically received by…