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Alternative fuels

Viewpoint: Volvo’s John Comer on alternative fuels

June 22, 2015 dangriffiths

John Comer, Volvo Truck’s product manager UK & Ireland, shares his thoughts with Freight in the City on carbon reduction and alternative fuels Alternative fuels bring with them some very interesting challenges as not all fuel types suit all operations. Some offer a carbon reduction because they are sustainable and therefore close the carbon loop. Some offer a carbon reduction on the vehicle. When it comes to carbon and the climate change effect, the process has to be measured from […]

Cycle safety

Road Safety GB launches campaign to warn children of HGV blindspots

June 1, 2015 dangriffiths

A road safety group has partnered with truck manufacturer Scania to launch an education pack aimed at school children to warn of the dangers of HGV blindspots. Road Safety GB’s initiative – ‘Stay safe on the roads’ – is aimed at 10- and 11-year-olds and includes a tutorial for teachers, a poster explaining the danger spots around trucks and information for parents on road safety. The pack was launched at a Clocs seminar held on the first day of the […]