Brigade Electronics’ Quiet Vehicle Sounder was recognised as the innovation of the year at the Motor Transport Awards 2019 for being an elegantly simple solution to warning vulnerable road users of the approach of a quiet vehicle Brigade Electronics, the Kent firm that pioneered reversing alarms in the UK in 1976, picked up its first ever MT Award this year for its Quiet Vehicle Sounder (QVS), a device to warn blind and partially sighted people as well as other vulnerable […]
The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has claimed hydrogen is the best alternative fuel option for HGV operators looking to cut carbon emissions and will play a major role in the future of heavy haulage.
International haulage is crucial for many UK fleets, with thousands of operators completing European contracts and many European hauliers doing likewise across the UK. UK government statistics highlight that, from July 2018 to June 2019, international road freight activity completed by UK-registered HGVs saw an increase of 5% in the amount of goods moved compared to the previous 12 months, with a total of 5.5bn tonne-kms. In many cases, such routes mean that a driver can cross through several countries […]
Kier Environmental has introduced two new security systems to protect its municipal fleet from theft and damage.