DfT approves longer cabs and aerodynamic features but Don-Bur warns against “Heath Robinson” designs


 

HGV operators have been given the go-head by DfT to use aerodynamic flaps and longer cabs to cut fuel consumption and emissions but trailer manufacturer Don-Bur warned this week that until the “Heath Robinson-style” designs currently available on the market are replaced with something more durable, uptake could be slow and expensive for operators. The new regulations, in the pipeline since 2016, open the door to the use of elongated cabs and aerodynamic features fitted on the back of trailers, […]