Cramlington-based Alpha Recovery has taken delivery of a Mercedes-Benz Atego breakdown truck. The Atego 1530 has an uprated gross weight of 16-tonnes and a ClassicSpace cab with optional third seat. It also has an SLA Super-Low Approach vehicle transporter bodywork by specialist manufacturer Roger Dyson of Droitwich. While one vehicle is carried on the sliding bed, a lifting section accommodates a second, and a third can be towed using a spectacle lift. Ideally specified to attend multi-vehicle accidents, the Atego […]
The industry has begun making plans to mitigate the effects of Covid-19, but hauliers have told motortransport.co.uk they also need the government to provide more regular updates on the spread of the virus.
Weight restrictions to prevent HGVs from using towns in Oxfordshire as a rat run could be introduced if funding is secured from local businesses.
A recovery truck driver whose vehicle became stuck after he tried to drive through a gap in the central reservation of the A9 near Dunblane, to get to the southbound carriageway has been found guilty of dangerous driving this week.