News archive for April, 2014

  • EC suggests further cuts to haulage red tape

    A report from the European Commission (EC) has suggested cabotage restrictions should be removed to boost the European economy and improve the environment. Cabotage restrictions currently prevent hauliers from carrying out any more than three domest...
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  • SMMT warns of potential delays to truck registrations

    The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has warned that operators could face severe delays in getting new trucks registered when new EC rules come into play this autumn.From 29 October, operators of all vehicles over 3.5 tonnes GVW will...
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  • Downton makes special Easter delivery to Downton Abbey

    C M Downton was at the home of its fictional namesake on Sunday, playing Easter Bunny to hundreds of children from across the country at the Highclere Castle Easter Egg Hunt. The home of ITV’s global phenomenon Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle host...
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  • Rules for more alternative fuel stations gain EU approval

    Final approval has been given by the EU Parliament for new regulations spurring the creation of more electric vehicle charging points and alternative fuel stations.  Under the new rules, EU member states will be obliged to submit minimum proposed le...
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