commercial vehicles

03 February 2022 #Features & Interviews

Gritters and spreaders are often hidden from view for large periods of the year – however they are some of the most vital vehicles on Britain’s roads, clearing them of snow and ice. In recent weeks, gritter crews have been

23 September 2021 #Features & Interviews #TNB News

Self-driving commercial vehicles: are they right around the corner? Autonomous driving of commercial vehicles has been a subject of debate for years, but the idea now seems to be becoming reality with manufacturers and operators beginning to test the technology

Every operator of commercial vehicles will be familiar with the costs and liabilities involved, as well as the value they bring to the business. Perhaps the trucks or vans were purchased outright, maybe they were acquired through hire purchase or

The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) for commercial vehicles over 12 tonnes was introduced in March to further improve road safety in London. Now operating 24/7 across the capital, the standard measures the driver’s direct field of vision from their cab,

Driver and vehicle compliance and safety are some of the top priorities for any business that runs commercial vehicles. Software development has helped ensure that fleets are able to deliver on these duty of care responsibilities. Advancements to digital fleet

Throughout May we will be shining the TNB spotlight on commercial vehicle bodybuilders. This week, we take a look at the construction sector. Construction firms demand a wide variety of vehicles, from adapted vans to 44-tonne articulated tippers for aggregate

29 April 2021 #Uncategorised

How did you start your career in the CV industry? My first job was in 1986 at British Road Services, part of the National Freight Consortium. I worked in several divisions to gain a good working understanding of the company

19 November 2020 #CV Sector #Other #TNB News #Truck #Van

A major new campaign focusing on the mental health of commercial vehicle drivers has been launched. The CALM Driver is a collaboration between Driving for Better Business, the government-backed Highways England programme, and the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM). It

When it comes to classic cars, few nations have a richer and more impressive heritage than the United Kingdom. From utilitarian Land Rovers, world-beating designs like the Mini, the sleek lines of sports cars like the Jaguar E-Type and huge

29 March 2018 #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

British commercial vehicle production falls -24.2% in February to 6,019 units. Decline in both home and overseas demand, with output falling -34.7% and -18.5% respectively. Year-to-date CV manufacturing down -21.6% compared with first two months of 2017. UK commercial vehicle

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