Driving in winter weather: are you prepared?
This time of year can bring all kinds of chaos to UK roads with snow, ice, rain and wind as possible threats, making a trucker’s life difficult. Mercedes-Benz Senior Truck Trainer, Chris Keen, is on hand to offer advice to keep you and other road users safe.
Direct Vision Standard: Cities should ‘not be setting vehicle design standards’
After months of discussions, the announcement of a consultation on the proposed Direct Vision Standard for HGV operators travelling into and out of London has been welcomed by the Freight Transport Association.
New Sprinter crowned Van of the Year
The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has been crowned Van of the Year at the prestigious Commercial Fleet Awards.
EC’s new international haulage proposals
In the event of a no-deal Brexit, the European Commission plans to allow UK and EU operators to maintain the movement of goods between the UK and other EU member states until the end of December 2019.
Logistics sector making headway on ‘road to zero’
Members of the Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme reduced their average greenhouse gas emissions by 4% in 2017, according to the organisation’s annual review.
Commercial EV project announced in UK
The world’s biggest trial of commercial electric vehicles has been given the green light by energy regulator Ofgem.
ULEZ ‘won’t impact used van sales’
Used van values are predicted to remain stable, despite the introduction of the UK’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone in London, auto industry data specialists at CAP HPI believe.
London scrappage scheme for most polluting vans
The Mayor of London has announced a new £23 million scrappage scheme to help tackle London’s air quality crisis and support micro-businesses to prepare for the Ultra Low Emission Zone.
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