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10 Ways To Stay Safe Driving HGV’s & Avoid Trouble/Accidents

Your security & safety as a HGV driver is important to your colleagues, family, friends & company you work for. Here are ten ways to ensure that you are always safe when on a job: 1. Ensure your cab doors are locked whilst driving – Criminals may try to gain access to the cab when […]

17th September 2018

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How Third World Initiative Has Driven MacRebur’s CEO To Solve Three World Challenges

MacRebur CEO Toby McCartney, is the only CEO to date that has provided a solution to three world problems we all currently face. We first ask ourselves why people all over the world aren’t following this path. These world problems are: 1. Millions of tons of waste plastic that still sit in our landfill sites. […]

13th September 2018

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£12 million to be funded by the British Government for autonomous vehicle technology in mass transit, right move or waste of money?

With Autonomous vehicle systems being the benchmark for driverless accident free travel, the British Government has confirmed they plan to fund £12.1 million to six individual projects. These projects will aim to make travel safer, improving autonomous vehicle systems so that they are operational within the logistics industry for last-mile deliveries in cities. This will […]

20th August 2018

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When Motorways are less occupied by road workers, the general speed limit is set to increase, good idea? or should we avoid life in the fast lane?

With safety remaining a major concern on roads, and just as importantly for the people working on them, it’s no surprise that Agencies like Highways England are constantly seeking ways of ensuring improved safety for all, whilst at the same time trying minimising congestion as the volumes of vehicles increase year on year. One such […]

20th July 2018

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As distribution companies continue to strive for great efficiency, some have found Integrating Augmented Reality Into their operations is delivering immediate results, so is this cutting edge technology the answer for all Warehouses in the future?

Augmented Reality, a direct or indirect live view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are “augmented” by computer-generated perceptual information, so it’s seeing what we usually see around us accompanied by computer generated images. Given the various benefits that these Augmented Reality glasses provide, it’s no wonder this technology has moved beyond that of […]

4th July 2018

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With Clean Air Zones being put into place all around the UK should companies reliant on HGV’s be subject to the fees now being administrated?

An alliance of trade associations are calling on the government to reconsider the level of charges that business’s reliant upon HGV’s will be subject to following the introduction of the new clean air zones (CAZ), as these are introduced, both in the capital and in time towns and cities across the country. The alliance is […]

26th June 2018

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How Close Are We To Being Caught In The Loop As An Industry?

We used to think of hyper loops as futuristic something in the far distant, however recent advancements in technology & some innovative thinking could mean we are now closer than ever to achieving a fifth mode of transport. But how close are we exactly? & how might we benefit from this technology in the years […]

10th May 2018

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Bus Lanes To Be Shared By HGV’s In Wales, But Will It Ease Congestion And Should This Approach Be Taken In Other Parts Of The Uk?

The Welsh Government is currently considering the potential of allowing HGV’s to use bus lanes in order to improve the flow of traffic and ease congestion during certain times, but how might this affect other road users such as cyclists that currently enjoy use of the lanes, and should this approach be considered for bus […]

4th April 2018

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With Accident-Preventing Technology Constantly Evolving, Will Our Roads Eventually Be Accident Free?

With fatality statistics on our roads refusing to budge, the government is developing technology that can help drivers reduce the amount of collisions that occur and keep everyone safe. Drivers often get overstressed, fatigued and distracted and their driving habits account for 90 percent of all accidents. Researchers are looking at technology to help cut […]

8th March 2018

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Do You Know Why Infringements Could Now Cost You Up To £1500?

As you may or may not be aware, from the 3rd March 2018, In a single roadside check, A DVSA (Driver And Vehicle Standards Agency) traffic examiner can issue up to 5 on the spot fine for working time infringements committed in the last 28 days. It could mean up to a £1500 fine in […]

28th February 2018

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