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  • Facebook page tackles freight crime problem

    • 21 April 2014
    • By Roger Brown
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    Stoke-on-Trent haulier Barry Proctor has set up a Facebook page allowing drivers to post details about freight crime perpetrated against them.The boss of Barry Proctor Services told Commercialmotor. … more

  • HMRC shuts 44 fuel laundries

    • 21 April 2014
    • By Robin Meczes
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    The number of illicit fuel laundries discovered by HMRC in the UK in the past 12 months was up nearly 70% year-on-year.In 2013/14, 44 fuel laundries were shut down – six in Great Britain and 38 … more

  • EP to debate on compulsory alcolocks

    • 20 April 2014
    • By Hayley Pink
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    The European Parliament’s (EP) Transport Committee is planning to debate whether alcolocks should be made compulsory for all new trucks.According to a new EP study, drink-driving is responsible … more

  • ‘HGV levy is nonsense’

    • 20 April 2014
    • By Hayley Pink
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    The MD of Baxter Freight, Ian Baxter, said the HGV Road User Levy will do nothing to enhance the UK haulage industry’s competitiveness against foreign counterparts. He claims the argument to … more

  • ‘Nothing to fear’: NI regulator

    • 19 April 2014
    • By Roger Brown
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    Northern Ireland's new transport regulator has told hauliers in the province they have nothing to fear from her, provided they operate within the law.Donna Knowles, who took over as head of the … more

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