Operators will not see longer, more aerodynamic truck cabs for at least another seven years after the European Parliament and EU countries last month agreed to prevent the introduction of such cabs until 2022. The European Commission’s original proposals envisaged longer, shapelier cabs giving better crash performance, fuel-saving aerodynamics and more room for the driver and new technology could be available in 2017-18. But ACEA, the European vehicle manufacturers’ trade association, fought to ban their introduction until 2025. Cabs have […]
Proposals to reduce the maximum noise limit of heavy trucks have been rejected by a plenary session in the European Parliament.
The launch of a new independent trade association for vocational transport training providers gives the sector a collective voice for the first time.
An HGV instructor register is celebrating a “hugely successful” first year after attracting more than 540 members.