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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Will technological advancements in distribution deliver for the customer, supplier and those employed in the sector?
With almost 40 million of us using smart phones in the UK alone last year, it’s no surprise that technology continues to play a major part in our lives, it’s also no surprise that many companies are constantly seeking new solutions to keep them ahead in competitive market places. The distribution sector is one such […]19th February 2018
Elon Musk, CEO of electric vehicle specialists Tesla, last night presented the ‘Tesla Semi’ to excited car owners and hauliers at an airport hangar in Los Angeles. Ahead of the launch Musk tweeted: “This will blow your mind clear out of your skull and into an alternate dimension.” The truck is said to be able […]17th November 2017
Today sees the start of Sadiq Khan’s new ‘T-Charge’ introduced for drivers entering Central London’s congestion charge zone in an effort to tackle the sharp rise in pollution the capital has experienced in recent years. The focus of the charge is to reduce the levels of toxic air by charging £10 for diesel and petrol […]23rd October 2017