Temperature-controlled operator FreshLinc has added 30 new SDC Freespan curtainsided trailers to its general haulage division FLX Logistics. Based in Carrington, Manchester, FLX operates over 400 trucks and 1,000 trailers from six sites across the UK. The new EN12642XL curtainsiders are a bespoke design with BPW Eco-Plus axles, Haldex generation 3 braking system, SDC’s easy-access coupling box and a full width rear compression buffer for added protection when reversing into loading bays. Load restraint is provided with deck lashing rings […]
Gloucestershire haulier The Cullimore Group has nominated two of its drivers for the Road Haulage Association’s (RHA) HGV Heroes campaign, running to 13 August.
As first reported on motortransport.co.uk, it looks as though some 20 years of campaigning by Dick Denby of Denby Transport in Lincolnshire is about to pay off and the government will give the go ahead for trials of the Denby Eco-Link B-double road train from next month.
Producing a 15.65m longer semi-trailer that complies with manoeuvrability rules is one thing; building one that is a genuinely practical, real-world proposition is a different matter. So says Professor David Cebon, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Cambridge and director of Cambridge Vehicle Dynamics Consortium (CVDC), a collaboration between the university and industry.