safety systems come grouped together

Safety Systems Come Grouped Together

In the Freightliner Cascadia, all of the safety systems come grouped together under the appellation of Detroit Assurance 5.0. This …
strong sales though the pandemic

Strong Sales Through the Pandemic

The latest figures, released this week by the Truck Industry Council, tell us that 2020 saw strong sales though the …
ideal B-double prime mover from Benz

Ideal B-double Prime Mover from Benz

The truck on test is probably the ideal B-double prime mover from Benz. It is an Actros 2663 with the …
heavy hitters backing hydrogen fuel cell technology

Heavy Hitters Backing Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

Some major announcements on the part of major global corporations have seen some heavy hitters backing hydrogen fuel cell technology, …
road transport workhorse

Road Transport Workhorse

The example of the Cascadia driven by PowerTorque in a road test is the truck which will be used by …
new accreditation expert appointed

New Accreditation Expert Appointed

TruckSafe has chosen Geoff Casey as it was looking to see a new accreditation expert appointed as Chair of the …
getting rid of curfews

Getting Rid of Curfews

At the beginning of the pandemic the idea of getting rid of curfews was all about ensuring the supermarket shelves …
serious safety challenges

Serious Safety Challenges

According to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator, fatigue and distraction are serious safety challenges for heavy vehicle drivers and operators.

 

 

 

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a simple platform on a mobile phone

A Simple Platform on a Mobile Phone

Arrow Logistics uses a simple platform on a mobile phone which keeps all of the people involved in bulk grain …
you don’t need 16 litres to get the job done.

You Don’t Need 16 litres to Get the Job Done

PowerTorque’s European Correspondent, Will Shiers, meets with UK family-run heavy haulier Kings Heavy Haulage, who reckon you don’t need 16 …
able to quickly and efficiently adapt

Able to Quickly and Efficiently Adapt 

When you own a heavy haulage business, being able to quickly and efficiently adapt to a wide variety of haulage …
technology involved in running the business

Technology Involved in Running the Business

It is okay for the larger trucking operators to have a department in the business which deals purely with the …
the fickle game of road transport

The Fickle Game of Road Transport

It doesn’t take much for things to go sour in the fickle game of road transport, which is what Matty …