The van parc has grown at around 5% annually, offering users convenience – and an escape from tachograph regulation. But should they be subject to the same enforcement regime as HGVs? The huge rise in the use of vans up to 3.5 tonnes for parcel deliveries and distribution has taken work traditionally undertaken by HGVs and exploited a lack of regulation in the sector, according to hauliers. However, trade associations said there wasn’t an appetite in government to start fitting […]
Refrigerated rental company Petit Forestier has spent £20m upgrading its short-term hire fleet.
The past year has been a busy one for the LCV market, not least because of the long awaited arrival of the new Ford Transit. Motor Transport looks back at some of the highlights of 2012. Transit Custom launched at the CV Show April – The first major launch of the year was announced on the eve of the CV Show in Birmingham, where Ford debuted the new Transit Custom – its one-tonne panel van based on the current Stage […]
Government changes to the Driver CPC rules have left too many questions unanswered and do not take into consideration the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the industry, according to a CPC training provider Fleet Source.