Axle weighing specialist Axtec has launched a new version of its OnBoard Load Indicator tailored for longer semi-trailer (LST) combinations. The department for transport has mandated that axle weighing equipment is fitted to all new or existing LSTs to operate legally over 38 tonnes. There exists a six-month transition period for those operators who are […]
Campaign group Freight on Rail has called the findings of recent research into longer heavier vehicles (LHVs) by the University of Huddersfield into question. The pressure group has countered in its own report that their introduction would lead to reduced, rather than increased, efficiency and bring greater environmental and safety costs than envisioned. The Freight […]
Weight restrictions to prevent HGVs from using towns in Oxfordshire as a rat run could be introduced if funding is secured from local businesses.
Northamptonshire-based Knights of Old has taken delivery of two new Palletforce-branded longer semi-trailers. Both are already in action – one based at its Kettering headquarters and the other at its Hitchin site. The 15.65m long double-deck trailers are part of an order for nine longer semi-trailers in total, all being supplied by SDC Trailers. The […]