Four leading truck manufacturers will take the stage again at the Microlise Transport Conference next week. Hosted by Motor Transport news editor Chris Druce, the Truck to the Future panel will discuss key issues affecting the road transport industry and its future. Members of the panel will include: Daf Trucks UK business planning director Laurence Drake; MAN Truck and Bus MD Thomas Hemmerich; Mark Grant, aftersales director at Scania GB; and Iveco UK product director Martin Flach. Registration is still […]
The DVSA is considering allowing operators within its Earned Recognition scheme to conduct their own annual tests.
With the news that the UK is to get its first platooning trial underway next year with DAF supplying the vehicles, MT took a closer looks at the feasibility study published alongside the funding announcement itself to understand how the technology might work. Produced via a partnership between the Transport Research Laboratory, Ricardo and Transport and Travel Research, the 100 page-plus document lays out the groundwork that will inform the £8.1m trial and lists some of the challenges ahead and […]
The DVSA’s head of enforcement has hinted that the agency’s flagship earned recognition scheme could go live this year, despite the organisation’s chief executive previously appearing to rule this out.