Body damage is the most common issue identified during commercial vehicle safety checks, according to new research by software specialist FleetCheck. The other most common issues are windscreen damage, mechanical noises, failed bulbs and internal damage. The results are based on 210,000 checks completed since the start of 2017 using the Fleetcheck’s Mobile App, which is designed to provide a …Read More »
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Volvo Trucks has introduced its first all-electric truck for commercial use – the Volvo FL Electric, which is designed for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications. The first trucks in the new Volvo FL Electric range are now entering regular operation with two customers in Gothenburg, the home of Volvo Trucks, with sales and series production of the …Read More »
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has called for an investigation into why some hauliers are modifying their vehicles to break the law or cheat emission standards. This call comes after Channel 4 broadcast ‘Dispatches – Britain’s Diesel Scandal’ on Monday, 9 April, which showed cheat devices by hundreds of hauliers to avoid using AdBlue, which turns harmful NOX emissions into …Read More »
Calls to whistleblowing hotlines from transport and logistics employees have increased by 7% in the past year, with human resources issues the top concern, according to new figures. Expolink, a provider of outsourced speak up ‘whistleblowing’ services, has published its annual Whistleblowing Benchmarking Report, which includes an analysis of 8,281 reports raised by UK employees in 2017. Expolink hotlines cover …Read More »
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