Music and exhibition haulage specialist Fly By Nite has combined Volvo Trucks’ Dynafleet telematics system with TruTac’s tachograph analysis software TruAnalysis to improve driver and vehicle compliance. Midlands-based Fly By Nite provides logistics services to the events industry across Europe and beyond with 170 specialist vehicles and drivers who can be away from home for months. “This always presented us with a challenge,” said Fly By Nite transport manager Richard Brown. “Before we invested in Dynafleet telematics and TruAnalysis, everything […]
The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted against a motion opposing the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy, finally clearing the way for enforcement of the charge to begin in the region.
Just one week after Welsh haulier Mansel Davies had its licence revoked by the traffic commissioner for falsifying maintenance records its directors have been granted a new licence to run the business under the name of MDS Distribution Limited.
There’s a funding issue to be addressed in 2013 according to the transport commissioners’ annual reports, but operators aren’t expected to foot the bill. Roger Brown reports. Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell said her top priority during the coming year will be to hold talks with Vosa chiefs to ensure TCs continue to be properly resourced and financed. In the Traffic Commissioners’ Annual Reports for 2011-12, Bell explained that as their work is paid for by operators who have […]