The UK’s market for new HGVs plummeted by more than a fifth in the first quarter of 2020 with 9,193 units registered, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Demand for new HGVs fell by 22.5%, down by 2,666 units, which SMMT attributed to fluctuations in the sector’s long fleet renewal cycle, together with Covid-19 lockdown measures introduced partway through March. Registrations of rigid trucks fell by 12% to 5580 in the period, […]
DHL Supply Chain has launched Driving Ambition, a new training programme which aims to train 1,000 HGV drivers in 2022.
The Malcolm Group is planning to boost its fleet of longer semi-trailers (LSTs) as the government gives the green light to their widespread use on Britain’s roads.
The current suspension of the London Lorry Control Scheme should be extended with a view to either reforming it or abolishing it altogether, the RHA said this week.