Older Trucks Charged At DP World

Older Trucks Charged At DP World

Next year, a charge will be imposed on older trucks calling at DP World’s Southampton container terminal, encouraging hauliers to replace older vehicles.DP World UK released a letter to customers explaining that after Southampton City Council cancelled a plan...
Europe Needs Longer Trucks

Europe Needs Longer Trucks

Truck manufacturers have recently stated that they could reduce CO2 emissions by more than a quarter if there is an introduction of 32 metre (105 ft) long vehicles to Europe’s roads.Plans are already in place to bring down the total CO2 emissions from road transport....
EU To Cut Truck Emissions

EU To Cut Truck Emissions

Last week, legislation was approved to ensure truck and lorry manufacturers based in the EU will have to reduce CO2 emissions for new vehicles by 15% by 2025 and 30% by 2030.The EU Parliament which approved the legislation, will also force manufacturers to ensure 2%...
Brexit Trucker Shortage

Brexit Trucker Shortage

According to a study from the International Road Transport Union, Brexit could increase the shortage of drivers among UK haulage companies.With the UK’s trucking sector already short on drivers and being heavily reliant on workers from the EU, Brexit could have a...
Simplified Import Procedures For Brexit

Simplified Import Procedures For Brexit

On the 29th March 2019, if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, large numbers of UK businesses have been expected to work apply the same procedures to EU shipments that exist when trading with the rest of the world.At the present time, under import processes for...
Autonomous Trucks Agreement

Autonomous Trucks Agreement

The first commercial autonomous solution, providing the transportation of limestone from an open pit mine to a neighbouring port, was signed in Norway by Volvo Trucks.The route which stretches 5km will see six autonomous Volvo FH trucks navigate through tunnels,...