With mounting pressure on a number of distribution operations, the government has taken steps to ease the pressure on drivers and transport operations to make sure that the supplies that we all need continue to get through. The relaxation gives some stretch to daily, weekly and fortnightly drivers’ hours and lengthens the time available for driving between rest periods. “It is absolutely vital to get flexibility into the system so that the goods that we all need are delivered,” says […]
The use of 3D laser scanners to capture evidence after a road collision is saving an average of 44 minutes per investigation, roads minister Stephen Hammond has suggested. Thirty-eight scanners, which make a 3D image of the entire incident scene and avoid the need for investigators to survey multiple scene sections individually, were funded by the DfT and the police for use by 27 police authorities recently after a 2009 trial suggested their use would save 39 minutes on investigation […]
Kitchen products supplier Waterline is fitting its 29-strong fleet of Volvo FL trucks with wheel loss and tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) to boost safety and compliance.
The FTA has seen enquiries to its member advice centre more than double since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak.