Industry News

Nominate your drivers for Microlise awards

November 30, 2016 Steve Hobson

Nominations are now open for the Microlise Driver of the Year Awards, the winners of which will be announced on 16 May 2017, the night before the Microlise Transport Conference at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. While the three main awards are based on analysis of anonymous Microlise telematics performance data for more than 110,000 drivers, nominations are required for Young Driver of the Year, Most Improved Driver of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, HGV Hero and Extra Mile. For the […]

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Alternative fuels

Northern Ireland government consults on plans to encourage use of alternative fuels

November 28, 2016 Ashleigh Wight

Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure (DfI) is seeking views on a series of measures designed to encourage the uptake of alternative-fuelled vehicles. It is considering removing the requirement for commercial vehicles that run on hydrogen, CNG or LNG to seek special authorisation from the DfI in the form of a vehicle special order (VSO). The DfI is also asking whether the proposed increase in length and weight for alternative-fuelled or more aerodynamic vehicles should apply for both domestic and international […]