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, […]
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.
A new report claims UK operators could make significant savings if they were allowed to add overlength vehicles to their fleets. A new study published last week suggested that allowing the use of ‘super’ semi-trailers could save the haulage industry £226m a year in reduced running costs. Such findings appear to strengthen the economic argument for the use of longer vehicles, but the study also puts forward a case for ‘super semis’ on safety and environmental grounds. The report, Impact […]