New truck cab designs will include larger windscreens and have more streamlined bodies after MEPs passed a law to do away with ‘brick-shaped’ lorries. Manufacturers will be able to lengthen the design of cabs by 80-90cm, according to Transport & Environment (T&E), but only if they use the extra space to provide better vision for the driver, improve aerodynamics and boost safety. The campaign group said the reforms will allow newly-designed trucks on Europe’s roads from 1 September 2020. However, […]
European Automobile Manufacturers Association calls for urgent EU action to avoid “irreversible damage” to sector
The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic will have grave consequences for the transport and logistics sector without urgent action at national and EU level.
UPS said it was working hard to mitigate an increase in ‘cash on delivery’ (CoD) transactions taking place when goods are delivered, after concerns were raised about drivers’ safety.
There is to be no mandatory registration and testing scheme for trailers, after a review found human error is a far more common reason for serious incidents.