Construction company McGee is challenging students at Nottingham Trent University to design a cycle safe system for a tipper truck. McGee’s brief invites the university’s BSc Product Design students to design a system which is aerodynamic, commercially viable and suitable for both off-road and urban conditions. John McGee, director, said: “We’re excited to be embarking on this project with Nottingham Trent University as we look to further enhance our fleet of tippers above and beyond minimum compliance. “We are proud […]
Operators appear to be ramping-up their Euro-5 purchasing activity ahead of the Euro-6 emissions deadline, a leading financing and vehicle leasing company has said.
Palletways has become the first pallet network to achieve Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) accreditation for its Owned Member Depots business. FORS is a voluntary certification scheme aimed at ensuring fleet operators in London maintain high standards, it includes the fitting of cycle-safety equipment and training as one of its components. Palletways has received bronze level accreditation across its network of owned operation sites. “We will be making full use of the accreditation and access to materials to further enhance […]
In its 2020 progress report to the UK government on cutting carbon emissions, ‘Reducing UK emissions – progress report to Parliament’, the Committee on Climate Change has called on ministers to “seize the opportunity” to turn Covid-19 into a “defining moment in the fight against climate change”.