Elddis Transport has put its first urban artic on the road, as an alternative to the 18-tonne rigids it usually operates within towns and cities. Comprising a 10-metre Lawrence David engineered trailer pulled by a Euro-5 New Actros, the configuration was trialled in Manchester earlier this year and provides four additional pallet spaces (20 compared to 16) over a rigid. Elddis will take delivery of more shorter trailers in 2013. It is also due to receive the remaining four New […]
The DfT has said a decision will be made in due course on the rigidity of the December deadline for operators to take up their allocations of longer semi-trailers as part of the government’s 10-year trial.
Culina Logistics has put 140 Euro-5 Volvo FH tractor units on the road, purchased under derogation.
Featherstone, West Yorkshire international haulier Brian Yeardley Continental has said it expects “substantial” savings from running a new fleet of 11 Euro-6 trucks from Mercedes-Benz.