Mercedes-Benz has confirmed it is working on an 8×4 Euro-6 version of its low entry Econic cab, which that would be suitable for some urban construction applications where the improved visibility of vulnerable road users such as cyclists is an issue. Michael Kamper, UK MD of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, told MT at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover this week that the company was in talks with leading construction logistics operators and he was confident an Econic 8×4 would sell […]
Contractors working for Cambridge university have been asked to make safety improvements to their HGVs corresponding with the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) scheme.
Operators entering the capital could be forced to retrofit larger windows in their HGVs’ cab doors at an estimated cost of £1,000 a piece, if London mayor Boris Johnson gets his way.
Knights of Old has fitted eight new MAN TGLs with additional nearside windows to improve drivers’ vision on the road.