Better productivity and safety were the standout elements of a report published by the DfT assessing the impact of raising the speed limit for trucks over 7.5t GVW in England and Wales, writes Transport News editor Kevin Swallow. On 6 April 2015 the speed limit on single carriageways was raised from 40mph to 50mph, and dual carriageways from 50mph to 60mph to match motorways. It has been a good news story for hauliers. It came six months after Transport Scotland had begun […]
Two-person delivery company ArrowXL is trialling an extension to its established Highland service with Argos which will see customers on the main Scottish islands – including Shetland – able to order large items for home delivery from the online retailer on an available day of their choice at prices matching the rest of the UK.
MSL Scotland has added three Actros tractor units kitted out with the latest MirrorCam system after a trial of the camera received glowing reviews from the Broxburn haulier’s drivers.
Parcels and secure delivery firm DX Network Services has been fined £200,000 after “systemic” safety failures led to a worker losing a leg after being hit by a forklift truck.