A trio of Mercedes-Benz SLT tractor units helped heavy haulier Plant Speed transport what is believed to be the longest wind speed turbine blades ever moved by road in the UK. The Bristol-based operator relied on an 8×4 Actros 4463 and two Arocs eight-wheeler 4163 variants for the commission from a European shipping and logistics customer. Unloaded from Avonmouth Dock and moved 24 miles to Magor, the blades and their spacer frames measured 68.252m in length and each weighed around […]
Transport for the North (TfN) – a regulatory body covering transport throughout the north of England – has been created in a bid to improve the transport connections between cities in the region.
The speed limit on Highways England roadworks is to increase from 50mph to 60mph following extensive trials.
Researchers at Aston University have claimed commercial fleets could halve their emissions and better meet clean air targets using new technology which imitates how ants share knowledge and scales it up to optimise routes around busy cities.