The traffic commissioners (TCs) and the DVSA have urged operators to improve their approach to brake testing and maintenance after the DVSA revealed a quarter of defective trucks had a brake issue. The TCs said brake defects and shortcomings in brake maintenance procedures are appearing “far too frequently” at public inquiries, with some operators failing to carry out testing at the required frequency, or at all. According to the DVSA, more than one in 10 UK- and overseas-registered HGVs stopped […]
A strong performance in Wincanton’s contract logistics business saw turnover jump in the first half of its financial year, but losses in its Pullman Fleet Services division slowed profit growth.
Gary Bellamy (pictured) from Forterra Building Products has been named the Lifetime Achievement winner in this year’s Microlise Driver of The Year Awards.
The first key speaker to be confirmed for the 2019 Microlise Transport Conference is DVSA director of enforcement Marian Kitson.