Improved mirrors that eliminate HGV blind spots will become mandatory on newly registered vehicles from July of next year across the EU. The measure, championed by the UK government, was adopted following a vote yesterday (16 December) by the European Commission. For the first time it will be mandatory for all newly registered vehicles in the UK to have the improved mirrors. The new safety standard has been developed by the DfT, and Motortransport.co.uk understands that rather than a specific […]
Armagh-based haulier Global Cargo Solutions (GCS) has taken delivery of 20 new high cube SDC curtainsiders supplied through rental and lease specialist Hireco N.I on a long-term contract.
XPO Logistics has renewed its warehousing and distribution contract with fire safety equipment manufacturer Kidde Safety for a further two years.
The DfT has confirmed that trucks using equipment designed to cut their emissions, such as aerodynamic flaps, will soon be allowed to run up to a GVW of 45 tonnes.