A combination of health problems, an ageing workforce and a failure to recruit younger workers is creating a severe shortage of drivers that could damage the overall economy, trade union Unite has warned. It has called for the industry to invest in the health and welfare of drivers to reverse this. Unite note that the average of drivers was 48 …Read More »
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Collectors Toys Ireland is coming to Convoy in the Park on July 21-22 at Donington Park, where it will be selling a range of its exclusive model trucks. Collectors Toys Ireland has been the exclusive Irish Tekno dealer for the past 20 years and responsible for the Irish Tekno Collection, with to date more than 200 models released. In May …Read More »
Iveco has launched its new Stralis NP 460 6×2 tractor unit for 44-tonne operation – the first three-axle tractor to operate on 100% liquefied natural gas (LNG). The tractor was unveiled at Gasrec’s refuelling site at the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal – one of Europe’s largest liquefied gas filling stations. This adds to Iveco’s gas-powered range, which starts at …Read More »
Pricing trucks off the road in towns and cities is not the way to reduce emissions in Clean Air Zones (CAZ) and targeting hauliers is unfair, a coalition of road transport trade bodies has said. The Road Haulage Association (RHA), British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association (BVRLA), Freight Transport Association (FTA) and National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) are concerned that …Read More »
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