HGV traffic hit a three-month high on the weekend of 11-12 April as many non-essential shops, restaurants and pubs prepared to re-open, according to DfT figures. The weekend’s HGV traffic was 15% above the pre-pandemic figure, a level last recorded in the build-up to Christmas. The government report revealed that HGV traffic plummeted by as much as 40% in the midst of the first lockdown but bounced back strongly and has maintained pre-lockdown volumes since the start of September. Pallet […]
Company Shop Group has boosted its fleet with six DAF XF 480 tractors and six Grey & Adams dual compartment refrigerated trailers, all fitted with safety features to comply with London’s Direct Vision scheme.
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.
Almost a third of fleet operators’ trucks are parked up as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, according to a survey carried out for MT by market researchers Fusion. Three quarters of operators have at least one vehicle laid up while 9% reported their entire fleet was off the road.