Mercedes-Benz has confirmed it is working on an 8×4 Euro-6 version of its low entry Econic cab, which that would be suitable for some urban construction applications where the improved visibility of vulnerable road users such as cyclists is an issue. Michael Kamper, UK MD of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, told MT at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover this week that the company was in talks with leading construction logistics operators and he was confident an Econic 8×4 would sell […]
TfL’s Safer Lorries Scheme, which is being developed with support from London Councils, has entered its final consultation phase and is on track to go live next summer.
The road transport industry has been urged to create an industry-wide code of practice on cyclist safety and a clear programme of work to promote the enforcement of safety regulations.
ELB Partners has taken delivery of two Volvo FL 18-tonners, featuring Lawrence David XL-rated curtain-sided bodies and the firm’s highest ever specification of vulnerable road user safety kit.