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 […]
Isuzu Truck UK is helping to fix holes in the roads after it supplied two 11-tonne rigids to road repair specialist Velocity that can tackle both rural lanes and busy urban areas.
Welcome to the fourth edition of Motor Transport’s Power Players – the list of the 20 people we believe have the most influence, and exert the most control, over the road transport industry.
The FTA has accused the Local Government Association (LGA) of “a cheap attempt to make headlines” after it claimed HGVs are pushing the state of local roads “over the edge”.