With all HGV MOTs suspended for three months from 21 March, there looks like being a serious backlog to sort out later in the year. John Kendall reveals what the situation was like before the closure, and what we can expect once things get back to normal… Under normal conditions, the DAF Trucks dealer network prepares and tests around 3,200 vehicles on average per month and achieves a 97.8% first-time pass rate, reveals DAF Trucks UK dealer development director John […]
Parcel delivery firm DPD has joined forces with 3DCrowd to help alleviate the shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed to ensure the safety of frontline health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The first Euro-6 Iveco Eurocargo middleweight trucks will appear on UK roads in the next month or so. No matter what their load, they will also be carrying a good deal of responsibility for Iveco’s fortunes. Eurocargo accounts for over half of all the trucks (6-tonne GVW or more) Iveco sells in the UK, so the model is central to the brand’s success here.
1) Alastair Peoples, chief executive, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) The merger of the DSA and Vosa into one single agency, due for completion by 1 April 2014, is creating a 4,600-strong organisation, with annual turnover of £400m and responsibility for setting, testing and enforcing driver and vehicle standards in Great Britain.