Bibby Distribution will use its full allocation of 25 longer semi-trailers (LSTs) when it takes delivery of twelve more 15.65m models. They will join 13 identical Don-Bur trailers which Bibby added to its fleet in 2012 as part of the on-going trial of longer trailers. Bibby is now lobbying to extend its current allocation, following the DfT’s announcement that it is unlikely to reach the total target allocation of 1,800 units by the cut-off date of 31 December. Paul Kavanagh, […]
Improved mirrors that eliminate HGV blind spots will become mandatory on newly registered vehicles from July of next year across the EU.
Platooning HGVs will be on major UK roads by the end of 2018, after the government committed £8.1m to trials of the autonomous vehicles.
The DfT has called on the Highways Agency to take some specific steps to boost the resilience of the strategic road network (SRN) to extreme weather.