Refrigerated distribution specialist FreshLinc has taken delivery of four new longer semi-trailers from Gray & Adams. The four 14.6m long trailers, fitted with Carrier Vector dual-temperature fridges and BPW self-steer axles, can carry 28 pallets each – two more than a standard 13.6m trailer. They will be used for intensive trunking operations between Spalding, Lincs, and Scotland. Group fleet engineer Andy Marchant told MT.co.uk the trailers, which cost around £220,000 in all, had been constructed with extra strengthening components a […]
The DfT has achieved its original target of getting 1,800 longer semi-trailers on the roads, albeit almost five years after the scheme was first launched.
The government is seeking views on extending the longer semi-trailer pilot, despite the latest annual report revealing that the full allocation is still not running on UK roads.