The Convoy truck shows at Donington Park and Pembrey will be cancelled this year, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. “Your safety is always going to be our top priority and it’s for that reason and with heavy hearts, we are calling off this year’s Convoy events,” explained Road Transport Media divisional director Vic Bunby. “Things had been looking positive for a couple of weeks, but with the recent rise in Covid-19 cases, local lockdowns and restrictions, we just can’t […]
Pallet-Track employees are raising funds for West Midlands-based St Basil’s, a UK charity working to prevent young people becoming homeless.
The tyres of HGVs that are being parked up due to COVID-19 should be inspected to prepare them for extended parking, according to Michelin. After a survey from the RHA revealed that around 240,000 vehicles are now laid up for the immediate future, Michelin engineers warned that tyres are not designed to carry the weight of a parked truck or trailer indefinitely. Rob Blurton, senior technical field engineer, advised operators to inspect all tyres for visible damage and abnormal wear […]
Government plans to reallocate road space is based on a “fantasy” and should be reconsidered, according to the RHA.