The Department for Transport this week released the latest findings of its long-term study into the use of longer semi-trailers (LSTs) on UK roads. The in-depth, nationwide trial has been running for seven years and aims to establish whether the

06 November 2019 #CV Sector #Logistics #News #TNB News #Truck

The advanced video telematics technology behind a truck platooning trial in the UK is being provided by VisionTrack. The company has joined a consortium of partners, led by Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), that is conducting the tests on behalf of

06 November 2019 #Bus and Coach #News #TNB News

Two million pounds worth of funding will be made available to small bus operators across Great Britain with the aim of making bus services more accessible for disabled passengers. The funding from the Department for Transport will be allocated by

06 November 2019 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Truck

Operators can now apply for HGV Safety Permits a year ahead of the compulsory enforcement of London’s new Direct Vision Standard on 26 October 2020. Direct Vision Standard will target vehicle blind spots, with vehicles being awarded a star rating

30 August 2017 #CV Sector #Logistics #News #TNB News

The Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) will be undertaking the UK’s first HGV platooning trials on British motorways next year. The trials will feature convoys of semi-automated trucks that will operate in tandem using a wireless connection. Acceleration, braking and steering

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