Researchers say they have developed a device that prevents vehicles including HGVs from aquaplaning during adverse road conditions. The Run Dry Traction System (RDTS) prevents water and other contaminants from reaching a vehicle’s tyres by firing a jet of compressed gas close to the front of the wheel. The effect is to remove water in front of the tyre and establish that the vehicle has a dry patch of road ahead. The scientists at Coventry University said this process effectively […]
Defra has launched a consultation on live exports, proposing to ban livestock movements if the temperature falls outside of the range 5–30 degrees, unless vehicles have a thermo-regulation system.
Cullimore Group’s MD has called for haulage to get the support and recognition it deserves as the industry gears up for the RHA’s National Lorry Week.
Testing truck drivers in Kent for Covid-19 will have a huge impact on the supply chain and will be extremely expensive, according to the RHA.