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    Green card insurance waived for UK drivers in EU

    Green card insurance waived for UK drivers in EU

    18/08/2021
    The haulage industry has welcomed news from the European Commission that they are waiving the obligation for UK drivers in the EU to carry a green card as proof of insurance cover abroad. The requirement was introduced during the Brexit transition pe...Discover more
    Van sales soar amid home delivery boom

    Van sales soar amid home delivery boom

    18/08/2021
    Sales of new vans in the UK came close to record levels during the first six months of 2021 due to a boom in home deliveries and the economy reopening. Sales were further boosted by the introduction of clean air zones in several cities, which prompt...Discover more
    Timescale for ban on polluting lorries announced

    Timescale for ban on polluting lorries announced

    18/08/2021
    New diesel and petrol lorries will be banned in Britain by 2040, under the Government’s recently published ‘greenprint’. The plan aims to decarbonise all types of transport by 2050. Although the plan is still open to consultation, ...Discover more
    The Government’s plan to tackle driver shortage “only go part of the way”

    The Government’s plan to tackle driver shortage “only go part of the way”

    18/08/2021
    A package of measures to help tackle the HGV driver shortage has been announced by the government. In an open letter to the road haulage sector, ministers have pledged to work with industry leaders to attract new drivers, simplify training and encou...Discover more
    HGV driver shortage is amplified by the ‘pingdemic’

    HGV driver shortage is amplified by the ‘pingdemic’

    18/08/2021
    Businesses across the UK are under strain with staff being told to self-isolate by the NHS Test and Trace app, and the logistics sector is no exception. With the UK short of around 100,000 HGV drivers, and warnings of shortages of food and other pro...Discover more
    Royal Warrant holder Coventry Scaffolding moves up in the world with Mercedes-Benz

    Royal Warrant holder Coventry Scaffolding moves up in the world with Mercedes-Benz

    2/08/2021
    It’s been a long time coming but after more than 70 years in business Coventry Scaffolding has commissioned its first Mercedes-Benz truck, a 26-tonne Arocs supplied by Dealer Sparshatt Truck & Van. Despite its name the family-owned company...Discover more
     Government backs infrastructure for air taxis

    Government backs infrastructure for air taxis

    22/06/2021
    Get ready to see vertical take-off and landing aircraft in our skies soon. Known as ‘eVTOL’, the aircraft can be manned or unmanned and currently use electric power. ‘Air roads’ are planned to enable people and cargo to travel...Discover more
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