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Protests hit the UK’s busiest motorway…

Protests hit the UK’s busiest motorway…

  Insulate Britain is extending its protests and occupying the M25, the UK’s busiest motorway. Protests by the environmental group have been in the news for the last few months, with roads around London being blocked in a bid to draw attention to their cause. The group announced their plans to protest on the M25 ... Read More
 
UK HGV platooning trials move forward to the next stage

UK HGV platooning trials move forward to the next stage

The Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) has moved forward with the next stage of platooning trials in the UK as it looks to hear from HGV operators. Platooning involves trucks forming an identically spaced-out convoy which is organised in such a way that means that HGVs can drive closer together over long distances. This reduces air ... Read More
 
Government announces HGV training for 4,000 new drivers

Government announces HGV training for 4,000 new drivers

  Up to 4,000 people are set to undergo training to become HGV drivers as part of the government’s plan to ease supply chain issues. The Department for Education announced a £10 million package of investment to create new skills training camps and train 3,000 new HGV drivers. The short, intensive courses will be free ... Read More
 
Full steam ahead…

Full steam ahead…

These days all of the discussions around the future of cars are about electric vehicles, battery range, hydrogen cells, and then the tapering off of petrol and diesel vehicles… But what about taking things old school with a steam-powered car? Well, that’s exactly what Frank Rothwell’s decided to do with a classic Land Rover. Why ... Read More
 
Potholes, punctures and pizza

Potholes, punctures and pizza

Everybody hates potholes. I don’t think I’m alone in that… In fact, I’ve memorised where all of the potholes are on my route to work so that I can avoid them without even thinking. But one thing that people don’t associate with potholes is pizza. Well, Domino’s Pizza is changing that. They’re fed up with ... Read More