Bridgestone has developed a free app giving the correct torque settings for a wide range of commercial vehicle wheel nuts. Based on more than 10 years of data gathering from, truck and trailer manufacturers the Retorque app will offer the correct torque settings on all vehicles, free of charge to any user, on a mobile phone or tablet. Bridgestone plan to develop it further to include van data in the future. Correctly torqueing wheel nuts is essential to minimise the risk […]
Saint-Gobain knew it needed a joined-up approach to driver agency requirements, so it turned to Driver Exchange and together they proved to the judges a successful use of technology
At the CV Show 2014, contract hire and rental giant Ryder announced it was renewing a five year tyre supply contract with Bridgestone, covering most of its fleet of 25,000 vans, trucks and trailers. Ryder has exclusively used Bridgestone rubber for over 20 years, but 2014 was a watershed in the two companies’ relationship, which became a true partnership rather than just a long term supply agreement.
by Jack Semple, RHA, director of policy Cycle safety concerns have come to the boil, as six cyclists were killed in London in just 12 days, four after colliding with HGVs. Tragic, terrible incidents that are the result of problems for which there is no quick fix. And as the RHA has sought to make clear, it is far from just being about trucks – it is about inadequate infrastructure, a range of bad cyclist behaviour and a need for […]