MV Commercial has urged hauliers to keep up regular truck maintenance checks following the DVSA’s decision to suspend commercial vehicle MOTs for three months. The CV sales and leasing company said its technician support network is doing all it can to support operators in their regular roadworthiness checks – maximising uptime and safeguarding road users. Steven Cairns, MD at MV Commercial, said: “Suspending MOTs gives operators vital breathing room at the time when they need it most. However, it’s essential […]
North-East independent waste management company J&B Recycling has commissioned three of the UK’s first low-entry Econics to be equipped with Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ latest accident prevention technology.
Hauliers have seen a 37% reduction in unsafe driving behaviours and a 6% increase in miles per gallon (MPG) during the Covid-19 lockdown, according to telematics specialist Microlise.
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”