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Road transport issues for parliament to tackle

Parliament and road transport make uneasy bedfellows. From the Winter of Discontent between 1978 and 1979 through to the fuel strikes in the early 2000s and the organised go-slows across the country a few years back, parliament has always comeback to extract its pound of flesh through fuel duty.

Lorry drivers the focus of BBC drama Truckers

Mrs Dealer loves Sky+. In fact, I can’t remember a time when it didn’t exist. She spends more time setting up timers (and then deleting programmes she hasn’t watched) than she does watching the programmes she has actually recorded.

What makes a good used truck?

In an upcoming edition of Commercial Motor (3 October), the winners of the inaugural Used Truck Awards will be revealed. The shortlist (CM, 1 August 2013) was drawn up by a panel of experts who proved candid and unforgiving in selecting the contenders; there was little room for sentiment.