Turners (Soham) has underlined its allegiance to the DAF brand by putting its 800th DAF FTP 6×2 mid-lift tractor onto the roads. The East Anglian haulier, which specialises in temperature controlled deliveries, tanker operations, storage, warehousing and container distribution, is the world’s largest operator of DAF Trucks’ FTP 6×2 mid-lift tractor units. This latest addition, delivered by Cambridgeshire and Suffolk-based DAF Dealer Chassis Cab last month, has joined Turners’ 1,800 plus strong fleet. Tim King, Turners’ group fleet engineer, said: […]
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The purchase of Macintyre Transport is a “significant” move that has doubled the size of Turners (Soham)’s container vehicle fleet in one fell swoop, according to its boss Paul Day.
DAF engineers to be behind the wheel when HGV platoon trial takes to UK roads within the next few months
The UK’s first on-road HGV platooning trial will begin in spring next year with a convoy of three wirelessly connected DAF trucks driven in the first phase by the manufacturer’s engineers, Highways England has confirmed.