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Free webinar – check your assets, protect your O-licence

June 25, 2020 Sponsored Support

A free webinar to be held on 22 July by Aquarius IT in association with Commercial Motor will explore the benefits of electronic versus paper when it comes to managing and reporting on road worthiness and compliance. The keynote speaker will be former senior traffic commissioner Beverley Bell CBE, now director of Beverley Bell Consulting, who will be offering her expert insight on governance and the importance of creating a level playing field in the commercial vehicle industry when it […]

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LowCVP Conference to focus on ‘seizing the moment’ for greener road transport – BOOK NOW!

June 19, 2020 Sponsored Support

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) online annual conference will focus on how the UK can seize the opportunity for an investment-led green recovery in road transport as we emerge from the pandemic. The event will also provide a forum for policy ideas and proposals to help inform the government’s 2020 Transport Decarbonisation Plan. The LowCVP’s annual conference has been a leading event in the environmental transport calendar for over 15 years, regularly attracting government ministers, key civil servants and […]

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SPONSORED: How small and medium sized haulage firms can maximise cash flow during the COVID-19 pandemic

June 19, 2020 Sponsored Support

As the country emerges from strict lockdown, businesses are considering new strategies for sanitisation and social distancing. While haulage firms who have been operating throughout the pandemic are facing different challenges surrounding dropping volumes of goods and the strapping of cash flows. Disruption of supply chains and the restriction of movement of goods and people have created enormous pressure on the industry. Small firms in particular are suffering from the hangover of the past few months as they make up […]

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Sponsored: Continental explains VECTO and the latest CO₂ emissions regulations for fleet operators with new microsite

June 3, 2020 Sponsored Support

Continental, technology company and manufacturer of premium tyres, has launched a new microsite highlighting useful information about the latest CO₂ emissions regulation for heavy goods vehicles and the simulation tool for trucks VECTO (Vehicle Energy Consumption Calculation Tool). In line with the Paris Agreement to combat climate change, the first carbon dioxide emissions regulations for new heavy-duty vehicles (HDV) were introduced by the European Commission in 2019 (EU Regulation 2019/1242). These new regulations will mean cutting average CO₂ emissions from new HDVs […]

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SPONSORED: Sign up for our free webinar on the Direct Vision Standard

April 21, 2020 Sponsored Support

Motor Transport has teamed up with Brigade Electronics to bring operators running into London a webinar on TfL’s Direct Vision Standard to be held on 19 May 2020. From February 2021 it is expected an estimated 250,000 trucks over 12 tonnes GVW running into Greater London must have a Direct Vision Standard (DVS) permit. DVS will rate trucks from zero to five stars on the amount of visibility drivers have from their cab of other road users around their vehicle, […]