safety

Bolton Council opts for 19 new Mercedes Econics

Bolton Council has added 19 six-wheel Mercedes Econic chassis to its refuse collection fleet with two types of Faun Zoeller body.

Remote monitoring centre boosts Gasrec’s safety and reliability

New remote monitoring centre takes Gasrec's safety and reliability to the next level.

Van safety standards soar thanks to excellence scheme

Standards of van safety soar thanks to Logistics UK's Van Excellence scheme.

Samworth Brothers Supply Chain select six Volvo FM LNGs

Samworth Brothers Supply Chain have selected six Volvo FM LNGs for sustainability and safety.

Mercedes-Benz eActros unveils a new battery-powered era

The Mercedes-Benz eActros will unveil a new era for the truck maker with a battery-powered truck for use in heavy-duty distribution.

Go left: Motorway safety campaign launched by Highways England

A new campaign designed to encourage drivers to ‘go left’ if they break down on the motorway has been launched by Highways England.

Driver road safety needs to be a priority

Fleet managers are being urged to set out cost-effective fleet road safety strategies and prioritise work-related safety for drivers.

HGV drivers urged to stay alert in face of rising cargo crime

HGV drivers are being urged to remain vigilant as the number of cargo thefts continues to rise.

5 ways to stay safe as an HGV or LGV driver

Driving an HGV or LGV requires care and attention. It’s important to stay safe on the road and keep security front of mind.

Walkaround checks being ignored by HGV drivers

New research suggests that the majority of HGV drivers are failing to carry out walkaround checks of their vehicle before getting behind the wheel.

6 things truck drivers should remember in a pandemic

Here are six safety tips truck drivers should consider during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

Safer roads mean retaining experienced truck drivers

According to the study, experience has a bigger impact on safety than age.