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, […]
There is no indication that longer, heavier vehicles (LHVs) are less safe than regular vehicles, a new report by Volvo Trucks has confirmed.
Same-day courier and express freight specialist Speedy Freight, based in Knutsford, Cheshire, was the recipient of the first Network of the Year award at the 12th Transport Awards recently.
Campaign group Freight on Rail has called the findings of recent research into longer heavier vehicles (LHVs) by the University of Huddersfield into question. The pressure group has countered in its own report that their introduction would lead to reduced, rather than increased, efficiency and bring greater environmental and safety costs than envisioned. The Freight on Rail report suggests LHVs could easily become the new standard vehicle in logistics, rather than being taken up purely by those who could consistently […]