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‘Drop-in’ fuel HVO explored at latest Freight in the City webinar

June 23, 2021 Hayley Pink

The use of renewable ‘drop-in’ fuels, such as HVO (hydro-treated vegetable oil), to reduce the carbon impact of HGV fleets was the focus of the latest Freight in the City webinar. In partnership with DAF Trucks, the topical webinar looked at the government’s ambition to move towards net zero carbon by 2050 and the role sustainable fuels would play to achieve this aim. Phil Moon, marketing manager at DAF Trucks, acknowledged the significant task that lay ahead of both manufacturers […]

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New call for action on road safety as research reveals 40% of fatal collisions involve HGVs

June 23, 2021 Admin Support

Over 2.5 million people died from Covid-19 in 2020, and the world has been galvanised into action by the devastating loss of life. Yet every year, more than one million people lose their lives in road collisions. But, unlike the pandemic, its most significant effect is among children and young adults. Road crashes are the leading cause of death for the 5 to 29 age group.