Month: May 2022

20th May 2022 Eating the right food and exercise at regular intervals has been ‘prescribed’ to truck drivers by their peers.  Unfortunately, research suggests that truck drivers are not staying healthy on the road. Specifically, the key elements are eating the wrong foods and not getting enough exercise. Therefore, Driver Hire Training has spoken to
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19th May 2022 Carrier Transicold will supply Volta Trucks with refrigerated equipment for the Zero. The announcement was made the week before the CV Show. As a result, a prototype vehicle with the refrigeration technology will be at the event. The supply agreement follows a project involving the two companies.  Specifically, the technology has been
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18th May 2022 The range of fleet management offerings from Michelin has been brought together under one roof. As a result, the tyre manufacturer has launched Michelin Connected Fleet to the UK market. Michelin Connected Fleet already receives and processes data from approximately 300 million journeys a year. Specifically, it comprises Masternaut in Europe, NexTraq
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17th May 2022 Harbour Haulage is the latest operator to take delivery of one of the special edition Actros L trucks from Mercedes-Benz. In fact, the Peterhead-based operator is one of the first customers for the premium-specification truck.  The delivery was made by Aberdeen Dealer BLS Truck & Van. Furthermore, the new Harbour Haulage truck
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16th May 2022 A partnership between MAN and ABB has been announced around the area of electromobility.  The news comes as MAN displayed a prototype of its electric truck for the first time in public. Furthermore, the company announced future plans around charging capabilities. Specifically, MAN and ABB E-Mobility will work together on megawatt charging. 
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13th May 2022 A lightweight trailer that is fully modular has been launched at ITT Hub this week. The Schmitz Cargobull semi-trailer – S.KO Pace Smart – debuted alongside the company’s S.CS fixed roof curtainsider. The new lightweight trailer is targeting the parcel delivery and dry freight market in the UK. As a result, it
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13th May 2022 A cooperation agreement has been agreed between DHL and Volvo Trucks. The deal will help accelerate the shift to zero exhaust emission vehicles.  Essentially, the Deutsche Post DHL Group is looking to move into heavy electric trucks.  As a result, it intends to deploy some 44 new electric Volvo trucks on routes
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10th May 2022 ITT Hub returns this week and DAF Trucks is promising plenty to see for punters. For example, the manufacturer will showcase a wide range of electric and diesel-powered models. In addition, visitors to the Farnborough event will have the opportunity to drive DAF products. Specifically, the XF and XG will be offered
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Questions about the Hours-of-Service Rules, Ag Exemptions, and More Answered by Law Enforcement Officials Warning: Laws are subject to change without notice.  These interpretations were made on April 16, 2022. Brought to you as a public service by Ol’ Blue, USA and 10-4 Magazine.  Please submit questions to: question@askthelaw.org Q: Can I use Personal Conveyance
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5th May 2022 A DfT-funded electric truck trial will include 20 DAF LF Electrics, the company has confirmed. The Battery Electric Truck Trial will involve a number of national public bodies. For example, the NHS will run some of the DAF LF Electrics as part of the project. In addition a number of local authorities
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Spring is in full force and the sunny days are finally warming my old bones.  There hasn’t been so much rain as to dampen my spirits or drown out my enthusiasm for trucking.  This is the time of the year when we all want to gas up the John Deere and take a spin on
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The word “busy” seems to be everyone’s middle name now.  We are all running around like hamsters in a wheel.  With the events of the present day, we are forgetting about the future – our children.  Are we really spending time with them or just putting an electronic device in their hand, so we do
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4th May 2022 A total of 20 new tippers have been ordered by George Killoughery Ltd. The operator is based in Mitcham and runs a construction firm covering London and the Home Counties. In addition, the new tippers are the latest to be purchased from Thompsons.  Specifically, the company started in 1965 before buying its
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This month’s creation was built for Jason Goettsch of Goettsch Trucking out of Durant, IA.  Jason, along with his wife of 14 years, Tara, both drive for the company.  Along with trucking hard, Jason enjoys family vacations with their two daughters – Brynn (13) and Blakely (10) – and has a passion for snowmobiling.  Both
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Most cattle haulers have an air of confidence about them, and it can be seen in not only the presentation of what they drive, but also by the man or woman that step out of that truck.  Cattle drives still exist today, but the transport to town has changed a bit from how it was
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MAN TGX 41.640 8×4 with ZF Torque Convertor heavy haulage tractor in combination with a Broshuis 3-bed-5 lowloader with pendular axles and hydraulic suspension. MAN TGX 8×4-4 28.640 Zwaar transport trekker met Broshuis 3-bed-5 dolly dieplader
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Human trafficking occurs all over the world.  Most of us have heard of it but may not know how it really affects its victims and the rest of us.  Many might think of it as something that only happens in other countries, but it happens in the U.S. as well.  As you travel around the
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