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    Trade associations call for better facilities for truck drivers

    Trade associations call for better facilities for truck drivers

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    More action from the government is needed to address the poor state of many truckstops and a lack of facilities for drivers, leading trade associations have said. The issue of a lack of places that have showers – or even toilets in some cases – is one of the biggest concerns among drivers. Jim French,

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    White Knights are coming to Convoy in the Park

    White Knights are coming to Convoy in the Park

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    The Knights of the Round Table will be coming to Convoy in the Park, in the form of 21 limited edition Scania Topline 6×2 tractor units. The White Knights, as they are known, have been supplied exclusively by Scania dealer Keltruck on 3-year contract hire deals to 15 of its customers. The eye-catching trucks, which

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    Daf launches new generation CF and XF trucks

    Daf launches new generation CF and XF trucks

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    Daf has unveiled its new generation CF and XF trucks, which promise up to 7% lower fuel consumption and greater driver comfort. The CF and XF will deliver the lower fuel consumption through engine innovations, new drivelines and aerodynamic optimizations. Daf add that the new Daf Connect fleet management system will drive even larger efficiency

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    Picture Post: WD Cormack’s Daf XF in Halkirk – from Gordon Campbell

    Picture Post: WD Cormack’s Daf XF in Halkirk – from Gordon Campbell

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    Picture Post: WD Cormack, based in Castletown in Caithness, transporting tanks in its Daf XF. The load of tanks on the trailer and the Scania that is parked behind were manufactured by JGC Engineering of Harpsdale near Halkirk and bound for a job in Oban. The two lorries were parked in Bridge Street in Halkirk.

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    MP sets out plans to avoid gridlock chaos at Channel Ports post-Brexit

    MP sets out plans to avoid gridlock chaos at Channel Ports post-Brexit

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    An MP has launched a 50-page plan that he hopes will ensure that Dover and the Channel Ports are ready for Brexit on day one and fears of long queues prove unfounded. Dover and Deal MP Charlie Elphicke has created the plan, developed with ports, shipping and haulage businesses and it is backed by industry

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    Picture Post: KW Purvis Scania T500

    Picture Post: KW Purvis Scania T500

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    Picture Post: A KW Purvis Scania T500 carrying a Caterpillar D6 bulldozer heading south from Inverness on the A9 at Newtonmore. Picture by Ian Lawson.

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    Picture Post: Turners new Scania R450

    Picture Post: Turners new Scania R450

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    Picture Post: Turners new Scania R450, snapped at Charnock Richard Services on March 26 by Chris Newton.

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    Transport firm rewards dedicated drivers with new MAN trucks

    Transport firm rewards dedicated drivers with new MAN trucks

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    Two dedicated drivers for a transport and logistics firm have been rewarded for their service by being allocated two new MAN trucks. Cannock-based Go Direct has taken delivery of two new MAN TGX 26.520 tractor units, and has had them kitted out with top-of-the-range equipment. Gary Oliver, who runs Go Direct with his wife Karen,

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    Driver takes delivery of pink truck to support Breast Cancer Awareness

    Driver takes delivery of pink truck to support Breast Cancer Awareness

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    A striking pink Volvo FM 8×4 tipper can now be seen around the roads of East Anglia after AR & PA Transport took delivery of the new truck recently. The truck, supplied by Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia, Norwich, features an eye-catching wrap that aims to raise awareness of breast cancer. April Forder,

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    Truck dealer renews Reid Freight racing team sponsorship

    Truck dealer renews Reid Freight racing team sponsorship

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    Iveco dealer Guest Truck and Van has renewed its sponsorship with British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC) team Reid Freight. Reid Freight’s BTRC truck, a custom-built Iveco Euro Cargo, has been hand built at the company’s depot in Stoke-on-Trent, and has been supplied with parts and expertise from Guest’s locally branded Sherwood Truck and Van branch,

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