All new light commercial vehicles in Europe under 3.5t will have to be equipped to make an automatic call to emergency services in the event of an accident from 2015. The EU has legislated to introduce the system, called eCall, to all passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. The GPS-linked phone system will automatically dial 112 – Europe’s single emergency number – in the event of a serious accident, communicating the vehicle’s location to emergency services, even if the driver […]
Trade associations and the UK government have given a qualified welcome to the publication of the EC’s no-deal contingency plan for transport, which appears to address some of the access concerns for international haulage.
The number of LGVs licensed for use on Great Britain’s roads fell almost 10% between 2007 and 2012, new figures from the DfT have shown.
Scania Group has made a SEK 3.8bn (£334m) provision in relation to the European Commission’s (EC’s) truck cartel investigation, but contests the EC’s view that it was involved in price-fixing.