SmartWitness UK said it had found non-UK hauliers “really frustrated” by the Direct Vision Standard scheme and many were still looking to boycott London rather than shell out thousands of pounds to make their fleets compliant. However, it added that their stance could prove beneficial to UK hauliers who are ready for the safety scheme, which comes into force on 1 March. “The result has been that many south-east based haulage firms who have done their compliance with us are […]
Fagan & Whalley has announced a company restructure, boosting its board of directors from two to six people.
Scania has completed its Next Generation line-up with the launch of the low entry L-series cab, designed for urban operations where direct vision is essential.
In my archive, I have a Commercial Motor road test cutting, unusually with an accompanying video, dated 15 December 1996. It is of a back-to-back road test of two identically laden ERF EC12s belonging to BOC Distribution, carried out by Toby Clark, then vehicles editor and me, then engineering editor.