Wincanton has ordered 100 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units as part of its ongoing expansion plans. The trucks have been ordered with an emphasis on safety, and will all be fitted with Active Brake Assist and Proximity Control Assist systems. The vehicles are due to enter service next month, across its network. Carl Hanson, group fleet director, said: “Maintaining the highest levels of safety is a top priority for us and for our customers, and these vehicles are ahead of […]
An HGV driver was caught holding two mobile phones – one to each ear – as he drove along the M4 in his 44-tonne vehicle.
Mercedes-Benz Trucks is to put the eActros into everyday trials with operators within the next few weeks, the manufacturer said today (21 February).
Parcels and secure delivery firm DX Network Services has been fined £200,000 after “systemic” safety failures led to a worker losing a leg after being hit by a forklift truck.