Tag: Lorry

The Commercial Vehicle Show is only 10 weeks away

The following is taken from an email circular released by The Commercial Vehicle Show: The Commercial Vehicle Show is on track for a successful return after last year’s enforced hiatus - with nearly 200 exhibitors already confirmed and visitor registrations for the 2021 Show up 75% on the same period in 2019. Numbers of exhibitors and visitors are expected to grow as advertising promotion commences this month in leading industry publications. Regular exhibitors including Ford, Toyota, MAXUS, Isuzu, SsangYong, Webasto, VFS, Truckman and…

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Kent’s lorry parking ban meets stiff opposition

The proposed ban to be bought in by Kent County Council (KCC), would see that lorries cannot park for more than 45-minutes in laybys across large areas of the county. This has been stoutly opposed by Logistic UK, who argue that the 'essential' lorry drivers are already facing enough issues - with mounting work, a lack of additional/replacement drivers and an existing shortfall of somewhere between 1000 & 1200 HGV-suitable parking spaces across Kent. You can read more on Logistic UK's…

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HGV Tyres over 10 years old are to be banned

Following on from a consultation that was carried out from 23rd June 2019 to 1st September 2019, tyres 10 years or older will now be banned under the new rules; which will make it illegal in England, Wales and Scotland for such a tyre to be fitted to the front axle of HGV, Buses and Coaches. To see the full outcome, and to read an impact report on this ban please follow this link. UPDATE: Further information is available from Gov.uk on…

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