Tyres aged ten years and older will be banned from lorries, buses and coaches on roads in England, Scotland and Wales in a boost to road safety.
Daf Trucks has launched a new Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) system for its latest LF, CF and XF range that can detect stationary vehicles from up to 250m.
Drive Tech has outlined the importance of driver training as new type approval regulations come into force leading to the introduction of mandatory speed limiters in cars and vans.
The Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) has launched London Freight Lab, a scheme to find new ways of making freight safer, cleaner and more efficient.
Board24 has extended its contract with Bibby Distribution after the 3PL’s team showed both reliability and commitment to the work at hand.
The FTA is renewing its calls for the Mayor of London to realise the Direct Vision Standards (DVS) scheme is not the most effective way to achieve zero vehicular harm in the capital.
Guests and exhibitors at this year’s CV show were warned of the dangers of not looking after their eye health after 86% of visitors to the Vision Express stand were found to be overdue an eye test.
FORS has released a new tyre management guide outlining best practice that can help reduce tyre wear, increase vehicle safety and reduce a vehicle’s environmental impact.
New tests by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles have found that van braking distances can increase by up to 36% at 30mph, when the vehicle has a 500Kg payload.
FORS has unveiled two new guides offering advice on both fuel management and winter driving.
Cemex UK has created travelling billboards on its trucks to pass on the message ‘Don’t Chance it’ to pedestrians, as part of its campaign on pedestrian safety.
Volvo Trucks has introduced a cloud-based service that allows trucks and cars to automatically alert each other to hazardous traffic situations.
An unmarked HGV cab is taking to the road for the final time after catching more than 5,000 careless drivers in the past three years.
Enfield County Council has equipped its fleet of 46 bin lorries with VisionTrack’s VT 5500 camera system.
A heightened focus on the protection of vulnerable road users in Britain’s towns and cities has spurred Mercedes-Benz to unveil a prototype urban tractor unit based on its low-entry Econic chassis.
Brake, the road safety charity, has published an essential guidance report to help fleet managers and HR professionals ensure their drivers are fit for the road.
Sentinel Systems has been appointed to install vehicle safety camera and recording devices on to vehicles used by Dublin City Council.
Venson Automotive Solutions has urged SMEs to focus on the safety of their vehicles after DfT figures showed 541 people were killed in work-related road collisions in 2016.
The boss of a haulage firm and his mechanic have been found guilty of manslaughter for a tipper truck crash in Bath that killed four people.
O’Donovan Waste Disposal has received a European Transport Safety Council Praise award for its measures to improve vehicle fleet safety.