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    FairFuelUK says drivers being ripped off as lower wholesale fuel prices not being passed on by wholesalers

    FairFuelUK says drivers being ripped off as lower wholesale fuel prices not being passed on by wholesalers

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    A recent decline in wholesale petrol and diesel prices is not being passed on motorists, small businesses and the haulage industry and is causing inflation to rise unnecessarily, according to FairFuelUK. The campaign is demanding lower prices at the pumps, given that wholesale petrol and diesel prices have fallen by 4p in the past 7

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    Picture Post: Mason Bros Mercedes Actros 450 delivering potatoes. Pic by Daniel Clay

    Picture Post: Mason Bros Mercedes Actros 450 delivering potatoes. Pic by Daniel Clay

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    A Mason Bros Mercedes Actros 450, delivering potatoes across the country, but based in Lincolnshire. Picture courtesy of Daniel Clay.

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    Picture Post: Gibb’s of Fraserburgh Volvo Fh pictured near Elgin by James Smith

    Picture Post: Gibb’s of Fraserburgh Volvo Fh pictured near Elgin by James Smith

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    A Gibb’s of Fraserburgh Volvo FH, pictured near Elgin by James Smith. Gibb’s is a well known name in Scotland.

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    Truck drivers warned of summer of ‘migrant mayhem’ ahead at Calais

    Truck drivers warned of summer of ‘migrant mayhem’ ahead at Calais

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    Truck drivers going through the Port of Calais this summer could face attack and the risk of people trying to board their lorry as they try to make it into the UK, the chief executive of the Road Haulage Association (RHA) has warned. Richard Burnett made this warning after a fact-finding trip to Calais on

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    Biglorryblog: Old Bedfords Never die

    Biglorryblog: Old Bedfords Never die

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    Biglorryblogs  old mate Paul spotted this van which he thought might be of interest to the Anorak army. The van which looks as if it has had a hard life and appears to have been parked under some trees for a while is a 1972 /1973 “L” registration Bedford van which makes it 44 to 45

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    DAF apprentices hailed as heroes for coming to pregnant woman’s late-night aid

    DAF apprentices hailed as heroes for coming to pregnant woman’s late-night aid

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    Six DAF apprentices have been called heroes after they helped a pregnant woman who was stranded late at night with a flat tyre in Bristol. Natalie Jones, 25, had been on a night out at Cribbs Causeway in the city, but on returning to her car found that it had a flat tyre. After several

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    RHA hits out at TfL Direct Vision ‘fiasco’ that could see half of existing HGVs banned from capital

    RHA hits out at TfL Direct Vision ‘fiasco’ that could see half of existing HGVs banned from capital

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    Up to half of existing HGVs could be banned from London by 2024 if a proposal by Transport for London (TfL) is applied. The Road Haulage Association (RHA) said it was “horrified” at TfL’s latest proposal for applying a new London-only Direct Vision Standard starting in 2020. At a meeting on March 17, TfL said

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    Call for CCTV footage of ‘swerve to avoid’ crashes to be made available to insurers

    Call for CCTV footage of ‘swerve to avoid’ crashes to be made available to insurers

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    Traffic flow CCTV footage should be made available to insurance companies in cases of ‘swerve to avoid’ accidents, an insurance firm has claimed. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has clarified that traffic flow CCTV does not constitute personal data. In light of this, Claims Management & Adjusting (CMA) has called for the footage to be

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    RHA welcomes government u-turn over increase in NI contributions for self-employed

    RHA welcomes government u-turn over increase in NI contributions for self-employed

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    The government has abandoned its plans to increase National Insurance (NI) contributions for self-employed people, Chancellor Phillip Hammond has announced. The u-turn – coming just a week after the measure was announced in the Budget – has been welcomed by the Road Haulage Association (RHA), who said it would have had a serious adverse impact

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    Biglorryblog: ALE getting windy in Saudi Arabia

    Biglorryblog: ALE getting windy in Saudi Arabia

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    Starting in January, ALE was contracted for the transportation, erection and installation of one 2.75-120 wind turbine at a wind farm in Huraymila, around 80km north of Riyadh. ALE received the wind turbine components from a vessel at the Jubail Industrial Port and transported them over 600km to Huraymila, using a combination of conventional trailers

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