Brakes has put its first low-entry direct vision Mercedes-Benz Econic into operation in London. The truck, pictured, is a response to London’s regulatory emphasis on cyclist safety and air quality. It runs on 100% Shell GTL (gas to liquid), a “paraffinic diesel” that is interchangeable with normal diesel but gives a better environmental performance. Modifications are not normally required to the engine or fuelling infrastructure and the two fuels can be blended. Shell has been working to build a market […]
Food wholesaler Brakes is extending a trial that will see all 18-tonne DAF LFs based at its West London depot run on Shell Gas to Liquid (GTL) fuel from Certas Energy.
Road safety organisation Brake has urged firms to implement a zero-tolerance approach to at-work drink and drug driving, after a survey suggested fewer than half would dismiss an employee for driving when over the legal alcohol limit.
The man leading a new study investigating the relationship between a driver’s personality and their behaviour behind the wheel in order to identify those most at risk to driving incidents, is calling on operators to get involved.