A company set up by Ealing Council is now undertaking waste and recyclable collections after ordering 32 Mercedes-Benz Econics. Greener Ealing took over from the London council’s previous contractor following a strategic review and its fleet of 26-tonne, 6×2 refuse vehicles have attracted the maximum five stars from Transport for London’s Direct Vision Scheme. As well as panoramic windscreens and full-height glazed folding side doors, safety is further enhanced with a 360-degree camera systems, as well as Mercedes-Benz’s emergency braking […]
Bibby Distribution has placed what is believed to be the largest single order for Euro-6 trucks with over 150 rigid and artic Mercedes-Benz vehicles to be delivered in 2014 and 2015.
UK driver shortage no longer critical but “significant” churn will continue without better pay and conditions, report warns
The UK’s HGV driver shortage crisis is abating as new and returning drivers boost numbers, but without “urgent and sustained” action to improve driver pay, conditions and parking facilities the industry will continue to see significant churn, a new report from driver agency Driver Require warns this week.
Road safety group Road Safety GB has teamed up with Scania to launch an education pack aimed at 10 to 11 year old school children warning of the dangers of heavy goods vehicle blindspots.