News archive for January, 2016

  • Boris proposes new safety measures for London’s lorries

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has put forward new safety proposals for HGVs operating in the capital, calling for extra windows to be fitted in the lower half of the passenger-side cab door. Mr Johnson argues that the new side windows would he...
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  • A dream come true for 81 year old Gloucester resident

    81 year old Sylvia Swan, accompanied by her son David and daughter-in-law Vicky, enjoyed a whistle stop tour of the HQ at Gloucester before heading out in one of our state-of-the-art trucks.  The request to visit Downton was made by daughter-in-la...
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    Mrs Swan, accompanied by her son David and daughter-in-law Vicky
  • Downton receives Soil Association organic certification

    Leading UK logistics company CM Downton has been certified by the Soil Association for the handling and storage of organic products.  The Soil Association is the UK’s largest organic certification body – certifying over 4,500 farms and businesse...
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  • Microlise launches search for UK’s best HGV drivers

    Telematics firm Microlise has begun its annual search for the UK transport industry’s best drivers as part of its 2016 Driver of the Year awards.  Awards are available across five categories: Driver of the Year; Young Driver of the Year; Most Imp...
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