Wakefield-based Deborah Services (DSL) has taken delivery of 13 new 7.5 tonne trucks from Isuzu Truck. DSL, which provides of a range of services including scaffolding and access, insulation, protective coatings, passive fire protection and temporary roofing systems, will use the replacement trucks in its hire and sales, and contract scaffolding operations. The Isuzu Forward N75.190 4×2 rigids are all fitted with the Easyshift automated transmission and various sizes of flatbed body from Bespoke Bodies and Plant Equipment. All have […]
MEPs have narrowly voted through a proposal to introduce new legislation on maximum vehicle noise that would see most new heavy road-going trucks restricted to a maximum of 79dB(A) with new off-roaders limited to 80dB(A). The vote, held by the EU Parliament’s Environment Committee on 18 December, also moves forward a plan to introduce an obligatory labelling scheme to inform operators about the noise rating of vehicles in brochures and at the point of purchase. The 79dB(A) limit would apply […]
Retailer Asda has taken delivery of the last of 187 new trucks from Scania, comprising 120 for its retail distribution fleet, 55 for its primary distribution network and 12 for its petroleum distribution fleet.
Brit European Transport is investing in a fleet of 24 new dual-fuel vehicles to service a contract with long-term customer and construction equipment manufacturer JCB. The firm, which has worked with JCB for 15 years, has just signed a new five-year deal with optional two-year extension to distribute finished JCB products from production sites in Staffordshire to dealers and export ports around the country. The dual-fuel trucks, all Mercedes-Benz Actros diesel/compressed natural gas (CNG) 6×2 tractive units, are being brought […]