The Metropolitan Police’s Cycle Safety Team has put on the road a Mercedes-Benz Actros in police livery, which will be used for its Exchanging Places cyclist awareness initiative. Supplied by Mercedes dealer Sparshatts of Kent, the Actros 2545 has a BigSpace cab and a 449hp straight-six engine. It also has blue lights on the front grille for promotional purposes. It was put on the road as there was a need for a dedicated vehicle on the fleet, alongside the trucks […]
TfL is inviting operators to head to London’s Excel for the fifth Clocs progress exhibition taking place on 23 March.
Eyebrows rose in some parts of the industry when construction materials supplier Lafarge Tarmac announced it was going to start accrediting subcontractors for Fors as part of a new safety drive. But as the programme gathers pace, the firm has no regrets. There are many different approaches to managing subcontractors, but the announcement back in March by construction materials giant Lafarge Tarmac that it was going to start auditing its core subbies for compliance with Transport for London (TfL)’s Fleet […]
Builders’ merchant group Travis Perkins is to take delivery of a new all-electric 26-tonne truck by the end of the year.