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RK Bell Returns To Volvo

Long-established construction, civil engineering, plant hire and surfacing specialist, RK Bell Group, of Bridgwater, has recently taken delivery of a new Volvo 13-litre FH13.500 tractor unit. The new truck represents a return to the brand for the company after a break of nearly 15 years.

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Issue 412

Renault Tests Mixed Reality To Deliver Improved Engine Quality Control

Renault Trucks is evaluating the dynamic potential of Mixed Reality to deliver a new, faster and more reliable quality control process at its Lyon engine manufacturing site, and phase one testing started in January.

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Issue 412

Isuzu Drives Forward With Contraflow!

The ease by which drivers can adjust the reversing speed of the Isuzu 7.5tonneForward truck, matching the variable walking pace of operatives collecting traffic cones, was a principle consideration behind Contraflow replacing a 7.5 tonne truck with an equivalent Isuzu in its 60-strong motorway traffic management fleet.

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Issue 412

HB Clark Upgrades With Eight DAF 'New LF' 16-Tonne Rigids

Leading UK drinks wholesaler HB Clark has begun a fleet modernization programme with the introduction of eight DAF New LF 16-tonne rigid curtainsiders. 

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Issue 412

New Crew Cab Option From Scania

Scania is now offering a crew cab option for its Next Generation P-series. The previous P-series was for many years popular with the emergency services.

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Issue 410

PGS Showcases The 'Best Of Brum' On New Volvo FH

Birmingham-based, PGS GlobalLogistics is marking its 25th anniversary in business with a Volvo FH13.500 tractor unit featuring scenes and personalities from the UK’s second city.

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Issue 410

PJM Lorry Park, Coventry

The PJM Lorry Park in Coventry was shortlisted for the TSN ‘Truckstop of the Year’ and while it didn’t win the overall gong, it is certainly an establishment you should consider using if you are passing or stopping over in the area. The one word that strikes you when you enter the canteen is cleanliness.

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Issue 410

Selwood Turns To Five New Mercedes Pump-action Heroes

Hampshire-based Pump solutions specialist Selwood has added five new Mercedes trucks to its fleet, and they are the first acquired from South Wales Dealer Euro Commercials.

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Issue 410

Iveco Is Golden For Brown

Iveco has supplied a pair of18-tonne Eurocargo skip loaders from its DriveAway range of ready bodied vehicles to Brown Recycling, Staffordshire’s largest waste management company.

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Issue 410

Isuzu Delivers 'Dizzy Blonde' For Robinsons

The first Isuzu to join the Robinsons dray fleet is working on two extremes of distribution for the Stockport-based brewers.

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Issue 410

Driver Appraisal Off-Roading In An Iveco Eurocargo

The subject for this issue’s drive appraisal is something a little bit different, as TSN goes off-road in Iveco’s 4x4 variant of its popular EuroCargo range. While many truck drivers may never get behind the wheel of this kind of vehicle, they serve a useful niche especially in the utilities and county council sectors.

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Issue 410

Doyle Plant Plumps For Rocky Arocs

Doyle Plant & Construction’s has taken delivery of a new Mercedes3240 Arocs 8x4 tipper – and it's been treated to striking Rocky Balboa artwork adorning the cab.

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Issue 410

New Vehicles Scania G410 Road Test 

Continuing its latest range revisions,Scania has rolled out the remaining G-series cab variations alongside the launch of its new P-series and over-reaching XT range of construction chassis (TSN 403).

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Issue 405

New Vehicles Man Moves Up A Gear

MAN has showed off the new refreshed interiors for its heavy trucks range for next year. At a ride and drive event in Spain in early October, the media was given the opportunity to experience some of the new models.

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Issue 405

Volvo Introduces LNG And Biogas Models

Volvo Trucks is introducing Euro6-compliant heavy trucks running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) or biogas.

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Issue 405

Renault T380 6x2 Rigid - Red-Dy For Buisness

With its imposing high roof sleeper, this six-wheel rigid offers the flexibility of a town distribution truck with the power and comfort of a long distance vehicle. TSN took it out for a spin.

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Issue 402

Flic's Cafe

Bath Rd, Knowl Hill, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 9UR 01628 822426

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Issue 402

Low Height Volvo FM Drawbar For United Utilities

Low Height Volvo FM Drawbar For United Utilities

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Issue 402

The UK's Friendliest Truck Show Returns Bigger And Better Than Ever!

Trucking Live Shropshire is set to become a major attraction when it returns to Oswestry showground.

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Issue 402

Fors Urges Member Hauliers To Tackle Driver Shortage

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) has announced it is redoubling its efforts to address the transport industry’s ongoing driver shortage.

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Issue 391

Super Scania Swings In For Swannells

Cambridgeshire-based general haulage specialist Swannells Transport has taken delivery of a new Scania R520 6x2/2 V8 tractor unit with Highline cab – which has now become the company’s flagship.

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Issue 391

FMX Is Crystal Clear Choice for Waters Waste Services

Waters Waste Services of Teesside has taken delivery of a Volvo FMX 8x2 rear-steer tag-axle waste tanker to master the rough terrain and tight confines often found on construction sites.

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Issue 390

Drivers Warned Calais Rest Area Closures Could Compromise Safety

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has called on French authorities to provide more safe truck parking for trans-European freight transport around Calais following the closure of four rest areas on the A16 and A26. 

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Issue 390

Quinn Specs Five-Axle Range Cs & 50-tonne Range K Xtrems for Quarry OPS

As part of an on-going investment programme that will replenish its full fleet over the next four years, construction product manufacturer Quinn Building Products has added 50-tonne Range K 8x4s and 39-tonne Range C 10x4s to its vehicle parc.

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Issue 390

Pall-EX Strengthens Network With New Deals

Pall-Ex has announced the takeover of two long-standing members in a move the company said will strengthen its network across the UK and beyond.

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Issue 389

Concept Vehicle Tests Hybrid Powertrain For Long-haul Trucking

Volvo Trucks has developed its first hybrid vehicle designed for long-haul work.

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Issue 389

Blackmores Gives ‘Low Rider' FH Tridem A Lift

Yeovil-based Blackmores Machinery Haulage has taken delivery of a Volvo FH500 8x2 Tridem rear-steer.

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Issue 389

Bibby Rolls Out Revolutionary Concept Trailer For Paper Hauls

Bibby Distribution said it is hoping to solve the costly transit challenge of water-damaged paper reels after designing a concept trailer now on trial with international manufacturer, SAICA Paper.

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Issue 388

Hauliers Warned To Be On High Alert To Internal Crime

Hauliers, logistics specialists and removal firms are being warned of the need to safeguard themselves against the impact of internal theft, following research in 2016 that showed 67 per cent of British workers have stolen from their employer.

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Issue 388

Gridlock Britain Looms As Traffic Volumes Soar

New provisional figures from the Department for Transport (DfT) have revealed motor vehicle traffic has reached a record high.

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Issue 388