Dick Denby, chairman of Lincolnshire haulier Denby Transport, is having another go at persuading the DfT to allow a road trial of his Eco-Link double-trailer combination. Denby, together with his son and MD Peter Denby, will speak at the RHA Spring Conference on 4 April , where they will seek to convince DfT head of freight, operator licensing and roadworthiness, Duncan Price, to allow a trial of 2,000 Eco-Links on UK roads. The Eco-Link is a 60-tonne GCW, 25.25 metre, […]
DfT officials have been accused of ignoring ministers’ wishes in a move likened to a scene from TV series ‘Yes Minister’ after the department shelved plans this week for a trial of 25-metre articulated trucks whilst it carries out a safety review of the vehicle. The decision brings to an abrupt halt plans mapped out by transport minister Baroness Vere and Denby Transport chairman Dick Denby, pictured, for a Section 44 permit to be issued to enable Denby Transport’s 25.25m […]
There is no indication that longer, heavier vehicles (LHVs) are less safe than regular vehicles, a new report by Volvo Trucks has confirmed.