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One-to-One with Thomas Hemmerich (MD, MAN Truck & Bus UK)

“In good times, it is easy to be best buddies”  It was unfortunate for MAN Truck & Bus that immediately after the global premiere of...

UK Road Haulage News: Number of issues of concern raised

London Lorry Control scheme returns – ‘It’s beyond belief’ Better accommodate road freight to kickstart the Cronavirus recovery Road freight being squeezed off...

Driver Survey reveals Irish truck and delivery drivers feel appreciated

The Coronavirus crisis has brought frontline and key workers into the spotlight like never before.  According to an independent Essential Driver Appreciation Survey carried out...

Picture & Video of the Week – No Bridge too Far for Cometto

*Successful operational movement of 350 tonnes at stunning heights The expansion of the ICE connection between Stuttgart and Ulm is a project of the century...

HGV regulations are changing in UK and across Europe

Around the globe, established road infrastructures serve as the arteries that supply the products and goods needed to maintain a functioning and healthy society. Every...

Transport in the Czech Republic – first half of May 2020

EXCLUSIVE Report by Milan Olšansky – ITOY In the first half of May, international road freight transport in the Czech Republic operated according to the...

Brian Callery’s DAF 3300 ATi among prize winners on DAF Trucks Virtual Truck Show

Brian Callery’s 1993 DAF 3300 ATi was among three main prize winners in the DAF Trucks Virtual Truck Show which attracted an impressive 700...

Logistics industry needs clarity on ‘Return to Work Safely’ protocol

The Government’s Return to Work Safely Protocol needs revising to provide consistent and clear guidance on the correct use of PPE in the logistics...

Phased resumption of Commercial Vehicle Testing (CVRT)

The Minister of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have confirmed that the Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Testing (CVRT)...

IRHA deems call for movement of Dublin Port activities to Rosslare as logical

Eugene Drennan, President of the Irish Road Haulage Association is supporting the call for the movement of some of the activities to Dublin Port...

Politicians try to form a Government while battling with pandemic

Speeches and discussions will not get the country moving again, businesses need money, leadership and investment, but most of all we need a Government....

IRHA give Advice on the Wearing of Masks and some updates

With the Government outlining some guidelines on the wearing of masks, the Irish Road haulage Association (IRHA) offers some advice to its membership. Also,...

RSA clarification on testing and costs for vehicles due retest before...

Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Test (CVRT) centres have been back in operation since early May with some restrictions. The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has issued...

More Updates from the HSA

As the country is starting to get into work mode again the Health & Safety Authority (HSA) continue to provide simple but effective advice...

Now is not a time to ignore training – FTAI

As we advance through the phased reopening of business, people must recognise the changed business environment. Acclimatising to the ‘new normal’ will require time,...

Five-Point Plan to Government from CTTC

Having consulted with members, the Coach Transport & Tourism Council (CTTC) has drafted a document requesting Government action on five particular points to help...