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Get Smart: Jargon Busting on the Road

Youivers. Known as the National Roads Telecommunications, the plans include the installation of a high-speed-fibre-optic cable network. It will provide internet connectivity to road signals, speed limits, beam traffic information and CCTV cameras. The final goal is to connect it to smart vehicles, too. As an owner driver, it V2X: Vehicle-to-Everything V2X is an all-encompassing term that describes the standards that are being set for vehicle-to-vehicle communications, for connectivity protoc ...


19.03.2018

Key Experts Share Key Skills for 2018

With an anticipated 45,000 skilled driver deficit looming in the not so distant future, the potential impact on the transportation industry at all levels must be addressed now. Whether you are an independent owner driver or the HR manager of a large fleet, the massive changes ahead caused by Brexit will likely be felt soon. However, although this issue can be seen as an industry-wide headache, it also has the potential to be beneficial and quite lucrative if tackled correctly. Key experts from a ...


19.03.2018

The Gig Economy: A Legal Opinion

The term "gig economy" is one that''s thrown about regularly in the context of the courier and transport industry. There''s no doubt that the trend towards temporary positions and short-term contracts with independent workers is on the rise and, no matter what side of the fence your opinion falls on, its potential ramifications should not be ignored. Understanding the Gig Economy As a particularly hot topic in the courier industry, it''s important to u ...


19.02.2018

When there is little or no footprint available: Label printers MACH1, MACH2 impress in any orientation of assembly

Moosmann & Co, a South German wholesaler of packaging, has until the end of 2017 examined label printer models from various manufacturers. As regards the speed of the printer driver and the print quality, the cab printer MACH2 had been superior. So at present, there are exclusively MACH2 printers in use at Moosmann & Co, providing the identification of load carriers such as pallets or steel boxes, as well as the labels for addressing and shipping. In the warehouse office, sometimes 100 l ...


21.02.2018

ADLV And DVLA To Work Closely On Implementing Online GDPR Changes For Access To Drivers Data (ADD) Service

The Association For Driving Licence Verification (www.ADLV.co.uk) is to work closely with the DVLA on the implementation of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) for the ADD service. By helping to explain the GDPR rules for its members The ADLV will support members with an advisory document for fleet managers, which will include such topics as: Commenting on the new regulations, Terry Hiles ADLV Director and Commercial Director of Licence Check Ltd., noted, Commenting on the joint disc ...


06.02.2018

Keeping Fit and Healthy in the Cab

As a lorry driver, it can sometimes be difficult to stay healthy, particularly if youworry, though! Here are a few tips to get into a healthy eating and exercising schedule. Exercise on the Road It skipping rope into your cab and do a few exercises by the roadside. Choose Healthy Food In an ideal world, every lorry driver would have a packed lunch filled with healthy greens, lots of protein and some good carbs to keep their energy levels up throughout the day. Obviously, this isn Store Nut ...


29.01.2018

China’s Baidu Teams up with Shouqi on Driverless Cars

Chinese search engine giant Baidu and Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur, a car-hailing operator, are joining up to develop driverless vehicles, the official Xinhua media service reported on Saturday. Baidu will provide Shouqi with its Baidu Map service, while Shouqi will help Baidu develop high-precision maps for self-driving cars. Baidu will also offer software and hardware to help the new vehicles navigate using artificial intelligence technology. The Chinese internet company is trying to re ...


08.12.2017

A. Duie Pyle Receives 2017 American Trucking Associations President''s Trophy

WEST CHESTER, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/25/17 -- (Pyle), the premier provider of asset and non-asset based transportation and supply chain solutions in the Northeast, has been recognized as a recipient of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) President''s Trophy for 2017, the supreme national safety award presented to U.S. motor carriers. Recognitions were presented during the Leadership and Awards Luncheon at ATA''s annual Management Conference & Exhibition on Oct. ...


25.10.2017

Commercial Drivers’ Hours: Play by the Rules or Pay a Fine!

If you’re a lorry driver or haulier, you’ll surely be aware of how dangerous it is to drive if you’re tired. This is why the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is going to introduce new penalties, which could fine drivers for both new and old offences. Daily Driving Limits The maximum amount of driving that you are allowed to do in one working day is 10 hours. You cannot drive for more than four and a half hours without taking a break, which has to be at least 45 minutes. You must k ...


16.10.2017

Drive.ai Secures New Funding to Accelerate Expansion

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/28/17 -- Drive.ai today announced a $15 million USD funding round from Grab, Southeast Asia''s leading on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform, and others. This investment quickly follows Drive.ai''s $50 million USD series B funding round in June of 2017, bringing the company''s total funding to over $77 million USD. Drive.ai will use the additional funding to expand its talented team, accelerate technological ...


28.09.2017

Celebrating Lorry Drivers: The Norfolk Hero

The HGV drivers that make up the transport industry''s massive workforce are known to be a staunch and solid group. These hardworking men and women are an integral cog in the UK''s economical wheel, keeping the country moving in more ways than one. In fact, a recent story of heroism on the busy A47 motorway involves a lorry driver who not only showed great presence of mind, but also had the courage and heart to follow through – saving not just one life, but potentially many. ...


27.09.2017

Driver Safety: Choose the Right Shoes

Courier work for owner drivers can sometimes feel like a minefield of safety legislation and regulations, and keeping track of them can be tricky at times. But one of the most important safety aspects for a driver is often overlooked because it’s not covered by legislation, and that’s what kind of footwear drivers should wear. We’ve all driven off to a barbecue on a sunny day wearing a pair of flip-flops, or even slipped off our shoes altogether because they hurt or our feet are swollen. While ...


27.09.2017

Drive.ai and Lyft Announce Partnership for Autonomous Ridesharing

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/07/17 -- and today announced a partnership to bring autonomous ridesharing to the Bay Area. This collaboration combines Drive.ai''s deep learning-based self-driving solution with Lyft''s extensive ridesharing network, furthering both companies commitment to the development of safe, intelligent autonomous vehicles."Self-driving cars have the potential to save lives, reshape cities, and dramatically benefit the environment. Pilot ...


07.09.2017

The Ultimate Van Maintenance Guide for Owner Drivers

For every owner driver in the courier industry, there are real concerns relating to the expensive maintenance of vehicles and the chances of a profitable resale of a van. There are a few easy ways to keep costs low and profits high and avoid the headaches that can come with the job. While losing money in a resale is a big fear for many couriers, there are also issues of security, engine reliability and legality to take into account. These are my top tips for the main areas of van maintenance. ...


17.08.2017

All About Van MOT | An Owner’s Driver’s Guide

Becoming an owner driver of a van in this industry comes with significant responsibilities. You are legally obliged to ensure your vehicle is safe to be on the roads and this is also important for the smooth running of the courier industry. The best way to do this is with a Ministry of Transport test. What is an MOT? This test ensures that your vehicle meets the minimum standard for both environmental and road safety requirements. It confirms that your motor is or is not roadworthy at the time ...


17.08.2017

Be the Best Man With a Van – Managing Your Operations

There’s no time like the present to improve your operations. That’s why I’m here to tell you about the Van Excellence Scheme’s great new course “Managing Your Operations”. I’d recommend that it be part of every courier driver training course, as it provides constructive advice on how to operate vans efficiently, safely and legally. It will help you to run a smooth operation which reaches nationally-recognised standards. What Is the Van Excellence Scheme? Not sure what this scheme is? Allow m ...


08.08.2017

UK Trucker’s Favourite Truck Stops for 2017

From drab and dull facilities to leaky showers, undercooked grub and non-existent WiFi – any experienced truck driver will have visited some disappointing truck stops. However, there are also some great stops out there doing their best to provide a top-notch service to hungry and tired drivers. Here we celebrate five of the best truck stops in the UK as chosen by real UK haulage drivers. Whether it’s tasty food or old-school charm, these stops have wowed truckers from the top to the bottom of th ...


20.07.2017

3 Must-Have Apps for UK Truck Drivers

Driving from A to B might sound simple but, as HGV operators know, there can be a whole host of complications. From unsuitable roads, to lack of overnight parking, to time-wasting dead mileage, there are many possible frustrations. Thanks to modern technology, there are lots of applications out there that claim to make life easier for those driving HGVs. Here to sort the best from the rest, I’m breaking down the three must-have apps for truck drivers in the UK. Truck Parking Europe Truck Parki ...


20.07.2017

The Pit Stop’s Drive to Keep Hauliers Healthy

Truck driving is sometimes seen as an isolated occupation, but is not the case at The Chippenham Pit Stop. Here truck drivers and management worked together to raise money for the installation of a life-saving defibrillator. I look at what motivated their actions and share a few tips on health whilst driving haulage. A Life-Saving Installation Chippenham Pit Stop, in Wiltshire just off junction 17 of the M4, has around 100 truckers stopping there overnight. With so many drivers on-site, Lisa ...


22.06.2017

The Weirdest Owner Driver Jobs Ever!

For most small business entrepreneurs, especially in the haulage and logistics industry, it is wise to choose a niche in the market for the sake of simplifying your business model. For example, focusing on one product type such as medical linens, office supplies or restaurant supplies helps you target customers and businesses and lets you choose the right vehicle that suits all your jobs. However, the appeal for many drivers striking out on their own is the exact opposite of this advice. The f ...


30.05.2017

Defining the Industry Sector

In our ever-evolving world of transportation and courier work it has been deemed necessary to refresh the definition of our particular industry sector. The question that has arisen in recent years, and the one being tackled by The Taylor Review, is how do we legislate for employment practices in our world of new business models and customer demands? Given the growing the growing number of owner-driver operations and those engaging in ‘gig work’ the need for equal representation and an audible vo ...


30.05.2017

Driverless Trucks Are Coming – And Sooner Than You Might Think!

If you still think driverless trucks are closer to science fiction than science fact you might want to think again; a number of big names are testing vehicles now, some of which could be on the roads in the next few years! Technology companies like Microsoft and Apple are already working behind the scenes with names like Mercedes, while Waymo, Google and Alphabet have joined forces to work on a driverless vehicle project. Other players in the field include General Motors, which is working with ...


18.05.2017

The 2017 Commercial Fleet Awards

In November of this year, heavyweights of the transport and delivery industry will come together at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel for the glittering black-tie gala event – the Commercial Fleet Awards. The awards not only recognise the integral role the industry plays in keeping the British national economy on the move, it''s also a very valuable networking opportunity for anyone working in the many related sectors of this wide-ranging industry. Bigger and Better than 2016 The ...


26.04.2017

FTA Calls for Fairness Regarding Unsafe Vans

In a move that will no doubt be welcomed by the majority of its members – particularly self-employed owner driver operators – the FTA (Freight Transport Association) has called for the Government to charge individual owners of unsafe or unroadworthy vehicles for their non-compliance rather than penalise the entire sector for the unscrupulous actions of a few. Government Consultation As it stands currently, UK taxpayers cover the cost of enforcing the compliance of dangerous vehicles on the ro ...


26.04.2017

Owner Driver Tips: Buying a Courier Franchise

For the owner driver working in the courier industry, whether to buy into an established franchise or go it alone is a decision not to be taken lightly. Investing in a depot-based or courier franchise of an established brand can offer an instant leg-up to success in a crowded market, but there are plenty of things to consider before taking the plunge – not the least of which is the financial commitment. What is a Franchise? In a nutshell, there are two different kinds of courier franchise: a ...


26.04.2017

Need to Know: Using a Van for Owner Driver Jobs

For anyone planning to enter the world of delivery work, the rewards are many – especially if you''re considering self-employment as an owner driver. Jobs in the industry can take you all over the countryside, you''ll enjoy autonomy, variety and, the ultimate lure for many, the freedom of the open road instead of being chained to desk from 9-5. For self-employed couriers, taking on owner driver jobs means that, in effect, your vehicle is your mobile office and indeed your li ...


26.04.2017

Courier Van Review: The UK''s Best City Vans

For an independent courier driver, the single most important investment you''ll ever make in your business is the purchase of your vehicle. Your van is your office, meeting room, despatch, depot and sometimes even your lunchroom, so being able to rely on it to be both comfortable and functional is vital to the smooth running of your business and your peace of mind. If you work on owner driver jobs delivering in an urban area, a smaller type ''city van'' that does w ...


26.04.2017

Courier Tips: The Benefits of Installing a Dash Cam

While there are any amount of apps and gadgets on the market to make a courier''s life easier, there''s one that no professional driver should be without these days: the dashboard video camera – colloquially known as the ''dash cam''. An Investment Worth Considering Around three million motorists in the UK are estimated to have installed dash cams, with those used for commercial applications making up the majority of that number. When you consider the ...


26.04.2017

Fulham Names Dan Walter Product Director, LED Drivers

HAWTHORNE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/25/17 -- Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has named lighting industry veteran Dan Walter Product Director, LED Drivers. Dan brings more than 13 years of commercial lighting experience to Fulham and will be responsible for managing Fulham''s line of LED drivers, including managing the company''s "clever" LED lighting strategy.As part of his resp ...


25.04.2017

CarCharging Announces 2016 Financials

MIAMI BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/20/17 -- (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging") the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services and the owner and operator of the , announced its financial results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016.*Our EV charging services revenue from company-owned charging stations increased by 7% from $1.07M for the year ended December 31, 2015 to $1.14M for the year ended December 31, 2016.Revenue from equipment sales i ...


20.04.2017

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics Strengthens Management Team

RANDOLPH, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/17 -- , a leading single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics service company, announces today the addition of two new regional business development directors and a regional vice president of operations in the Midwest. Their broad experience and business backgrounds will bolster the company''s growing national expansion. The new RoadOne team members include:takes on the role of Area Sales Director, Southeast Region, responsible for busi ...


17.04.2017

NationalDriverJobs Now Becomes The Top Driving Job Searching Website In The US

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NationalDriverJobs Is the one stop platform for employers to to Find CDL drivers and for the job seekers to explore the best Driver jobs in Philadelphia. In addition, one can seek the assistance of this website to explore the best driver training center across the United States. It will be right to describe this website as a dedicated site for finding Driver jobs in Houston as well as in other parts of the country. No matter, a candidate is looking for the Cdl jobs in S ...


06.04.2017

NationalDriverJobs Finds The Best Driver Training Schools In The United States

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NationalDriverJobs assist US residents to find the best driving training schools for getting trained on driving commercial and noncommercial vehicles. Individuals, aspiring to undergo driving training, can use this portal and find the best training center, in their locality. Market Research suggests that companies in the US do not get the adequate supply of trained and skilled drivers, to the extent they need. Hence, it will be wise to pursue Driver jobs in New York as c ...


06.04.2017

NationalDriverJobs Assist Companies To Hire The Best Drivers Within The Shortest Time

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NationalDriverJobs assist companies in the United States to find competent and experienced drivers, putting the minimum effort and time. Companies can reduce the turnaround time and the expenses for recruitment, using this website of Driver jobs in Chicago. Organizations find great challenge to find a skilled and licensed driver for commercial or noncommercial vehicles. If it takes excessive time to fill up the open position of a driver, the business process can suffer to ...


06.04.2017

NationalDriverJobs Connects Drivers With The Best Driving Job Opportunities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NationalDriverJobs serves as a platform between the entities, looking for suitable candidates in the profiles of Drivers and the incumbents, looking for similar job opportunities. Thus, it will be right to say that this website facilitates the prospective employers and employees to find each other mutual benefits. Research suggests, there exist a massive shortage of availability of professional drivers that creates a surplus of chances. NationalDriverJobs enters into the ...


06.04.2017

Stinger Missiles Skyrocket Best DFW Limo Company Car Service Business for Dallas

A well-established Dallas-Fort Worth limo and ground transportation company, Limousines of Las Colinas, says business is suddenly booming. Terrible news about Uber drivers has the public terrified. According to Dallas-Fort Worth WFAA news one Uber driver, charged with sexual assault of a passenger, attempted to buy AT-4 anti-tank rockets and Stinger missiles. The Uber passenger rape charges are terrible and very sad, but even more troubling, as far as David DesJardins was concerned, was the fac ...


16.03.2017

Fulham Wireless Programmable WorkHorse LED Drivers Receive Pennwell 2017 Sapphire Award

HAWTHORNE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/06/17 -- Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has received a 2017 Sapphire Award from LEDs Magazine in the LED Drivers Category. The Award was presented for Fulham''s line of WorkHorse outdoor, programmable LED drivers with integrated wireless controls to simplify field installation and customization. The Sapphire Awards were presented last week at this year' ...


06.03.2017

Dallas Limo Business Skyrockets After Uber Car Driver Hunts Stinger Missiles

Limousines of Las Colinas, an established Dallas-Fort Worth limo and ground transportation company, says business is suddenly skyrocketing. Recent news about Uber drivers has the public terrified, especially after one Uber driver, charged with sexual assault of a passenger, attempted to buy stinger anti-aircraft missiles, according to Dallas-Fort Worth WFAA news. Even more troubling, as far as David DesJardins was concerned, was that the Uber driver had also attempted to buy AT-4 anti-tank rock ...


04.03.2017

Fulham To Show New DirectAC LED Engines at Strategies in Light

ANAHEIM, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/28/17 -- Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, will be demonstrating its new DirectAC LED Engines at the Strategies in Light conference being held here this week. The new AC direct drive unit removes the need for a driver, resulting in a cost-efficient, reliable lighting solution that is ideal for wall sconces and ceiling luminaires.Eliminating the need for a separate LED driver g ...


28.02.2017

HGMS, based in the UK is offering Jobs to Heavy Goods Vehicle Drivers for different Locations in the UK

HGMS, a leading driving and logistic sector provider in the UK is looking forward to recruiting HGV drivers to be placed with their prestigious client. The recruitment and employment agency serves the needs of their client by recruiting and placing HGV drivers in positions across the UK. The company is in need of numerous HGV drivers to meet the needs of their client. The jobs are spread all over the UK, and anyone interested in driving for them is invited to apply on their website. HGMS works ...


24.02.2017

Kinneir and Calvert: the Unsung Heroes of British Roads

Imagine a world where certain images, seen every day, controlled your decisions and your actions. Their sole purpose of being seen and unseen being paramount to your life, work and future… It sounds like something from a science fiction novel, but for every single road-going individual it is an everyday occurrence. We are, of course, not discussing some nefarious form of mind control from Big Brother, but simple road signs. At their best, they are clear, simple, and require no more than a glan ...


22.02.2017

The Best Place Names in Britain

Time for a little monthly entertainment. I know that long journeys are sometimes tiresome and monotononous for truck drivers, so why not make your travels more amusing by tracking down streets, towns and cities with funny names? As I am sure you have already noticed, the UK is full of place names that range from the fantastic to the frankly ridiculous. It has been a tough competition, but I have successfully compiled a list of my favourite places. Get ready to laugh! Ugley (Essex) I haven’t mad ...


17.02.2017

Shellback Offers Teenagers and Parents an Intelligent "Smartphone Safe" that Prevents Texting While Driving to Deter Each User from Becoming Another Distracted Driving Statistic

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 01/16/17 -- Shellback () has invented an affordable, easy-to-use, yet very intelligent cell phone case called a "Smartphone Safe." This , plus a low monthly monitoring fee just may save your teenage driver''s life or prevent them from accidentally killing someone else because they were driving distracted by looking at their cell phone screen for a mere 5 seconds while drifting five feet left directly into oncoming traffic driving 55 to 70 mph. ...


16.01.2017

Lakeland Car Accident Lawyer Group Announces 2017 Drive Safe Awareness Program

The [Lakeland Car Accident Lawyer](https://www.facebook.com/lakeland.car.accident.lawyer.group/) Group has announced a new campaign to encourage safe, cautious, and courteous driving by all Florida drivers in the new year. The roads can be the most dangerous place when people try to get to their destination too quickly and sacrifice safety in the process. This type of reckless driving not only puts the driver at risk, but also all other drivers around them. To ensure 2017 is a safe and enjoyable ...


06.01.2017

Nationaldriverjobs.Com Presents Job Placement Services For Skilled Truck Drivers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kimberley, South Africa, (January 05, 2017) - NationalDriverJobs.com is a known for presenting CDL drivers with the best recruitment opportunities that can help them to further their careers. The requirement for the professional truck drivers for various industries is on a rise, and NationalDriverJobs.com plays an important role in getting CDL drivers with the scope to work for the best hiring companies. Whether a trained and skilled truck driver wants to work for hazmat t ...


05.01.2017

Nationaldriverjobs.Com Offers the Finest Recruitment Services for CDL Truck Drivers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kimberley, South Africa, (January 05, 2017) - NationalDriverJobs.com is a leading online job recruitment portal that is dedicated to assist professionally trained and qualified truck drivers to find jobs with employers that bring them the utmost job satisfaction. Whether a CDL truck driver is looking for growth opportunities or simply greater financial success and job flexibility, he can find it by getting in touch with the experts at National Driver Jobs. From the very be ...


05.01.2017

Nationaldriverjobs.Com Helps Employers and Qualified Candidates in the Trucking and Transportation Industry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kimberley, South Africa, (January 05, 2017) - The need of a proper job search platform is important for finding the best trucking jobs in the trucking and transportation industry. NationalDriverJobs.com is a free job search portal that helps job seekers find CDL trucking jobs across the nation. It can also help employers to post new job openings in as low sum as 40 USD, and offer unlimited postings with affordably priced packages. The purpose of this portal is to assist i ...


05.01.2017

Nominate Your Drivers for the Microlise Awards!

All operators will know that keeping morale high and showing your appreciation for your drivers is extremely important. Truck drivers are exceptionally hard-working, work irregular hours and often spend long periods of time away from home, so if you can show your appreciation in an exceptional, meaningful way, then you always should! I believe that a fantastic way to do this is to nominate members of your team for the upcoming Microlise awards, which will be held on the 16th of May at the Micro ...


20.12.2016

The “Mothertruckers” Female Truck Drivers’ Club

It wasn’t so long ago that female truck drivers were something of a rarity on British roads. But not anymore! With the ever increasing need for fresh blood in the logistics industry, growing opportunities for women across the spectrum and the breaking down of gender barriers, female drivers are a common sight taking up the load (pun intended). The “Mothertruckers” Lady Drivers’ Club As the name implies, this is a group founded by female truck drivers, for female truck drivers. The club has bee ...


19.12.2016

Star Micronics partners with iZettle to provide London’s licensed taxi drivers with TfL approved Card Payment Bundle

High Wycombe, UK, 29 November 2016: International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics is pleased to announce that its SM-L200 mobile printer has been selected by iZettle to provide London’s licensed taxi drivers with a TfL approved card payment bundle that offers a range of key features and benefits. Following the requirement for taxi drivers to accept card and contactless payments as well as provide receipts for those payments upon request, iZettle has partnered with Star to provide the fol ...


29.11.2016

Trucker Films You’ve Got to Watch

The wide open road is used in fiction constantly as a metaphor for adventure, self-discovery and change. Nobody understands the open road better than a lorry driver; every single haulier that I know has a handful of great stories to tell about their experiences behind the wheel. There have been many terrific trucker movies over the years across a variety of genres which have tackled different themes. Here are a few of my personal favourites, all of which any trucker will get a real kick out of ...


24.11.2016

Lorry Literature: Books for Truckers

Every lorry driver will have moments of boredom whilst on a long-haul, whether they are stopping for lunch in a roadside café or in the cabin at night. Fortunately, there is plenty of fantastic truck-related literature which any trucker or haulage enthusiast will find fascinating. Here are a few of my personal favourites and books that are sure to keep you entertained the next time you find yourself twiddling your thumbs on a job. Non-fiction The Box by Marc Levinson A brilliant read which ...


24.11.2016

Payment Designed with HGVs in Mind

For any UK haulier, I highly recommend that you switch to an excellent cashless payment system which has been specifically designed for HGV drivers – SNAP Account. I find that the key benefit for drivers is that it eliminates the need to carry petty change, which is always a huge pain for drivers as they try to find the right amount to provide as payment and then retain all receipts. With SNAP, payment is zero-hassle, quick and efficient and I know many drivers who will be very eager to make a s ...


15.11.2016

London Driving: Tougher than Ever?

All HGV drivers have a handful of horror stories about trying to navigate London, but it seems that these stories are becoming increasingly more common and extreme. In fact, I recently found a survey from the Freight Transport Association (FTA) which showed that a staggering 96% of transport operators claimed that delivery in the capital is harder now than it was 5 years ago. The Key Issues with London Delivery Unsurprisingly, when the operators were asked to name the biggest problem, the majo ...


15.11.2016

Picking the ideal Heavy Duty Effect Driver - Construction Tools

Do you need a robust influence driver to manage the toughest of jobs? Then it is time for you to go through the industry and determine which one is correct for you. You will find dozens of distinct models and brands out there currently so you should not take this decision lightly. You could either be delighted with your choice or totally dissatisfied. Getting an impact driver is definitely an investment, so take the time for you to pick correctly. Here''s what to look for: Torque P ...


09.11.2016

Stobart Auctions off the Chance to Name a Truck for Injured Veterans

Haulage company Eddie Stobart has auctioned off the chance to name one of its famous trucks to raise money for the injured veterans charity, British Racing Injured Troops. The charity, known as BRIT, offers injured service men the opportunity to get involved in endurance motor racing. The idea is that the injured service personnel are able to compete in motor racing events with able-bodied drivers on a completely level playing field. About the Auction The auction, which concluded on 22 Septem ...


17.10.2016

The Drivers’ Fuel Challenge: Driving economically in 2016

In today’s ever environmentally-conscious and economically-aware world, fuel efficiency is one of the most important factors to consider for any haulage company. Fuel consumption accounts for almost a third of a company’s outgoings so maximising efficiency is paramount. It is common knowledge that Volvo Trucks are famous for their low fuel consumption, but every company director or owner knows that having fuel-efficient trucks is only half the battle. Fuel-efficient truck drivers are equally a ...


13.10.2016

The Drivers’ Fuel Challenge in 2016

In today’s ever environmentally-conscious and economically-aware world, fuel efficiency is one of the most important factors to consider for any haulage company. Fuel consumption accounts for almost a third of a company’s outgoings so maximising efficiency is paramount. It is common knowledge that Volvo Trucks are famous for their low fuel consumption, but every company director or owner knows that having fuel-efficient trucks is only half the battle. Fuel-efficient truck drivers are equally a ...


12.10.2016

Making the Best Use of Camera Technology

Some might say that the world has gone technology mad, but technology is having hugely positive effects on all kinds of industries. The logistics and haulage industries are no exception. The use of camera technology in particular has increased dramatically in recent years and has proved to be invaluable in helping business grow and develop. Issues with this technology arise, however, when it is mismanaged and not used correctly. Many truck drivers have never had to use advanced technology like ...


12.10.2016

New Transport Plan for Kent to Benefit Freight Industry

According to the Freight Transport Association (FTA), a new transport plan that has been proposed by Kent County Council is set to have huge benefits for haulage company managers and truck drivers too. 10 Priorities There are 10 priorities that have been highlighted in the transport plan, and all are significant in terms of the development of the national infrastructure. The Priorities Include: • A new Lower Thames Crossing • A Dover Western Docks expansion scheme • Solving the issues with ...


12.10.2016

Fulham Adds New HotSpot Plus LED Driver & Emergency System With Bottom Side Leads for Downlight Installations

HAWTHORNE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/27/16 -- Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today announced the addition of a new HotSpot Plus LED Driver & Emergency System with bottom side leads and studs (BLS) form factor designed for downlight and troffer installations where the driver resides on top of the fixture. The new BLS configuration makes the HotSpot Plus even more versatile, providing an LED driver with em ...


27.09.2016

Progressive Snapshot Lets Good Drivers Get Rewarded

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/23/16 -- According to the Association for Psychological Science, when it comes to driving most people think their skills are above average. Other studies have found nearly two thirds of drivers rate themselves as excellent or very good.For those excellent or very good drivers, Progressive Insurance offers a voluntary discount program called Snapshot that measures drivers habits to help them save money on their car insurance. This offering allows Progressive t ...


23.09.2016

Self-Employed Courier Driver Jobs - The Van Excellence Scheme

Many people search for self-employed courier driver jobs with their own van being at the heart of their plans and propositions. That’s absolutely great but there’s something that arises from that which we need to face. That is the need to present our validated credentials concisely to potential clients. How to Get a Competitive Edge It’s not always easy to differentiate between your service proposition and that of one of your competitors. Your potential customer will wish to see that you’re ...


22.09.2016

New Driver Study Reveals Britain’s Ten Worst Driving Habits

17million UK drivers admit to road rage tendencies Britain’s roads are rife with bad, and often dangerous, driving habits, that’s according to a study by business driving expert, The Fuelcard Company, which has identified the top ten driving faux pas being committed on the nation’s roads. The study questioned 1,000 drivers across the UK and discovered that more than half of Brits (52%) have picked up some potentially dangerous driving habits, with the following found to be the most common: Go ...


22.09.2016

Fulham Introduces HotSpot Constant Power LED Emergency Driver With Battery Power for Emergency Lighting Applications

HAWTHORNE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/20/16 -- Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today expanded its LED emergency product family with the new HotSpot Constant Power LED Emergency Driver. Easily installed in the field or factory, this emergency lighting system comes with an integrated power source that can provide more than 90 minutes of emergency lighting.The HotSpot Constant Power LED Emergency Driver was speci ...


20.09.2016

San Diego DOT Physical Exam Service Launched By Chiropractor Steven Jones

A San Diego chiropractor has launched a new reduced physical exam service, certified by the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration to do the required Department of Transportation physical exams. Drivers who take the new exam can expect to be back on the road within 30 minutes of their arrival time. Following this, they will receive two copies of their DOT physical form, once for the CDL and one for their employer. More information can be found on the Steven Jones Chiropractor website at: ...


14.09.2016

C & V Trucking Is Now Part of RoadOne IntermodaLogistics

RANDOLPH, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/13/16 -- , a leading single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics service company, announces today the acquisition of C & V Trucking of Milford, Connecticut to enhance RoadOne''s Southern New England operations and New York, New Jersey port business.C & V, with over 30 new trucks and a new terminal adjacent to route 95 and 91 in Milford, Connecticut, provides a solid platform to service manufacturers and big box retailers that have ...


13.09.2016

Could You Be Vanarama’s Next Van Hero of the Year?

Vanarama, one of the country’s biggest van leasing companies, with over 53 locations spread across the UK, is gearing up for the finals of its Van Hero 2016 competition this coming October. If you’re a courier driver or run a courier business, then you could win a cash prize of £5,000 or a free, three-year van hire. If you didn’t apply before entries closed on the 30th of June, there’s always next year! The competition provides a way for people to recognise and reward their favourite local van ...


09.09.2016

CarCharging Releases Redesigned Blink Mobile Application That Provides EV Drivers With a Streamlined User Experience as Well as New and Enhanced Features

MIAMI BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 09/08/16 -- (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging") a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced today that an updated version of the ("app") is now available for both iOS and Android. The Blink Mobile app is the primary source for EV drivers to locate the thousands of public, commercial EV charging stations available on CarCharging''s , the software that manages, monitors, and tracks the ...


08.09.2016

Self-Employed Courier Driver Jobs in the Next Generation

The importance of self-employed courier driver jobs to the UK economy isn’t in doubt. Not only is the industry exceptionally important in terms of the taxation revenue it generates for the exchequer, but it’s also critical as one of the main logistical arteries of UK industry and commerce. If you’re currently working in the industry, you probably don’t need to be told that. However, a sobering - not to mention worrying - thought is the fact that our industry is often virtually ‘invisible’ whe ...


16.08.2016

Fleets Grow Online Driver Entitlement Data Usage

Recent Freedom of Information figures seen by the ADLV (Association for Driving Licence Verification) www.adlv.co.uk, show a significant rise in the volume and frequency of online driving licence data checking by UK Fleets. The 2016 DVLA statistics show that there was a 30.4% increase in checks by online intermediaries compared to the same period last year. The ADLV expects this growth to continue throughout 2016 and well into 2017, with the total number of checks rising from the current level o ...


03.08.2016

Fulham Opens New European Headquarters and Design Centre

HAWTHORNE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/02/16 -- Fulham Co., Inc. (), a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has established a new European headquarters and design centre in Alkmaar in the Netherlands. Opening of the new regional headquarters follows Fulham Group''s recent asset acquisition of Lumotech''s LED driver business which itself is based in Alkmaar. The transaction to acquire Lumotech assets was completed on ...


02.08.2016

Using Carbon Calculators in the Courier Business

Carbon emissions and climate change are never far from any industry’s discussions these days, especially those of an industry so deeply associated with the internal combustion engine. Road users, courier drivers among them, pump out enormous quantities of greenhouse gases every year, and as average temperatures and sea levels rise, it’s in everybody’s interest to bring emissions down. Additionally, courier drivers and firms are under unprecedented scrutiny where the environment’s concerned: whe ...


28.07.2016

ADLV Survey Shows That 91% Of Hauliers Want Online CPC & Tacho Data Checking

A survey of over 100 senior UK haulage fleet managers, conducted by the Association for Driving Licence Verification (www.ADLV.co.uk), has shown that 91% of respondents want CPC & Tacho data to be available alongside online driving licence checks. They also believe that its inclusion would eliminate the industry’s current but imprecise reliance on visual data checking. A further 90% felt that the availability of CPC and Tacho information would make their own monitoring of driver entitlement ...


29.06.2016

Pericom Introduces Multi-Protocol 6-12Gbps Linear ReDrivers/Repeaters for PCI Express 3.0/SATA3/10GE/SAS2/SAS3 Architectures

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/28/16 -- Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (now part of Diodes Incorporated) (NASDAQ: DIOD), a leading supplier of serial high-speed switching, signal integrity, connectivity and timing solutions, today announced at the PCI-SIG® Developers Conference, new multi-protocol Linear ReDrivers/Repeaters to address speeds of up to 12Gbps and supporting PCI Express® (PCIe®) 3.0, SATA3, 10Gigabit Ethernet, SAS2 and SAS3 serial protocols.The and 6Gbps to 12 Gbps Co ...


28.06.2016

Frog Fitness Sponsors 16th Annual Donald Driver Foundation Football Camp in Houston to Help Underprivileged Youth

HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 06/23/16 -- today announces its sponsorship of the . The foundation, which was founded by former NFL pro, Donald Driver, has a core focus of serving underprivileged children and families by addressing health, wellness, safety, education and career development. The organization hosts an annual camp to teach players, ages seven to 17, the essentials and objectives of the game. Frog Fitness is assisting the foundation at this year''s Houston camp, providi ...


23.06.2016

Dallas Drug Lawyers Help Texans Fight Felony Drug Charges With Help Of New Site

Now people charged with felony drug trafficking charges in Dallas, have a new website featuring the best criminal defense attorneys experienced in defending drug charges. Thanks to Dallas Interstate Drug Lawyer (214-234-9077) the days of spending hours online searching for the top rated drug lawyers are over. See the website at: [www.DallasInterstateDrugLawyer.com](http://dallasinterstatedruglawyer.com/?utm_source=press%20Cable&utm_medium=press%20Release&utm_term=federal%20drug%20charge ...


17.06.2016

Alliance for Transportation Innovation Opens Its Doors

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 06/16/16 -- Local business leaders today announced the formation of the Alliance for Transportation Innovation (ATI21), a consortium of transportation technology companies, advocates and subject matter experts dedicated to increasing public and stakeholder awareness of the transformative improvements that can be realized through the accelerated development and deployment of innovative transportation technologies."The technology exists to dramatically impr ...


16.06.2016

Automile Launches ''Celebrating Businesses with Workforce-on-Wheels'' and Invites Companies to Share Fleet Safety Practices

PALO ALTO, CA and STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN -- (Marketwired) -- 06/16/16 -- , leading provider of a cloud-based, mobile and design-first Telematics solution, today announced the launch of a new initiative, ''Celebrating Businesses with Workforce-on-Wheels.'' Through this ongoing program, Automile recognizes companies demonstrating exemplary fleet management processes. With June being National Safety Month, Automile currently seeks to highlight the businesses leading the way in safet ...


16.06.2016

Fulham Announces Acquisition of Lumotech''s LED Driver Business to Expand European Presence for LED Lighting Products

HAWTHORNE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/13/16 -- Fulham Company Group, a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of the LED Driver business of Lumotech, based in Alkmaar, Netherlands, from Nualight, a manufacturer of specialty LED products. With completion of this acquisition, Lumotech will become Fulham''s new European Design Centre.With this acquisition agreement, Fulh ...


13.06.2016

RIDE - Be a Driver and a Passenger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charlotte, NC (June 04, 2016) - RIDE is a new ride sharing service that tends to get rid from all of the negative features of Lyft and Uber and become the almost perfect ride sharing service. It has already received great amount great feedback from its testers and the beta Android users. RIDE – Be a Driver and Ride – Be a Passenger are two different apps that are intended for one goal, to offer the best ride sharing service currently on the market. The app is focused on s ...


04.06.2016

Dr. Michael Givens DC CME updates DOT Drug Testing Requirements

Cape Girardeau, April 30, 2016: Dr. Michaels Givens, DC, CME (Certified Medical Examiner) today announced the new requirements for the minimum annual rate of random controlled substances testing for drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) requiring a commercial driver''s license (CDL) from the current rate of 50 percent of the average number of driver positions to 25 percent of the average number of driver positions, effective in calendar year 2016. Dr. Givens DC CME is one of the ...


30.05.2016

IoT Company Automile Delivers Mobile Innovations for Fleet Management With Latest Product Release

PALO ALTO, CA and STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN -- (Marketwired) -- 05/24/16 -- , leading provider of cloud-based, mobile and design-first solutions for fleet management, today announced the launch of its latest product release designed to further transform how companies manage their fleet operations and drivers. Leveraging the power of Internet of Things (IoT) technology, Automile continues to elevate the connections between fleet managers, drivers and vehicles."Automile is committed to bringing flee ...


24.05.2016

Fulham Partners With Control Network Solutions to Deliver Smart Web-Enabled DALI(R) Programmable Lighting Solution

HAWTHORNE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/12/16 -- Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, has partnered with Control Network Solutions (CNS), to deliver a smart lighting solution based on the Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) intelligent lighting communications standard. Fulham''s new line of WorkHorse LED programmable dimming DALI drivers are designed to interoperate with CNS''s dali™ sma ...


12.05.2016

California Low Cost SR22 Insurance & Non Owners Policy Free Quotes Site Launched

The California-based premier auto, home and business insurance agency LA Insure.net launched a new website with free quotes, information and affordable insure options for individuals in need of SR-22 Insurance or Non Owners SR-22 Insurance. More information is available at http://www.LAinsure.net LAInsure.net is a direct insurance provider, licensed by the California Department of Insurance, protecting the community since 2003 by offering customers a wide range of comprehensive, low cost and r ...


29.04.2016

Fulham Partners With Tvilight to Deliver First Smart City Programmable Lighting Solutions

HAWTHORNE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/19/16 -- Fulham Co., Inc. (), a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today introduced a new technology alliance with Tvilight (), a Dutch high-tech company and a European market leader in sensors, wireless controls, and lighting management software, to deliver fully programmable, wireless outdoor LED systems for emerging Smart Cities. Fulham will be demonstrating the manageable LED outdoor drivers ...


19.04.2016

Fulham Introduces New Programmable WorkHorse LED Outdoor Driver Family With Optional Integrated Controls

HAWTHORNE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/19/16 -- Fulham Co., Inc. (), a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today introduced a new line of WorkHorse LED Outdoor drivers that are fully programmable, and offer a variety of controls interfaces, including integrated wireless. The new WorkHorse LED drivers are the first integrated drivers for integrated remote management and are designed to work with the web-based Smart City management pla ...


19.04.2016

CarCharging Files Financials for the First Half of 2015

MIAMI BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/15/16 -- (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging") the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2015.Gross profits turned positive to $513,307 from a loss of ($1.56m)EV Charging hardware sales grew over 4x to $405,979 from $98,721EV Charging service fees grew 72% to $905,770 from $527,514Net Operating Expenses were reduced by $3.33m to $7.20m from $1 ...


15.04.2016

Disrupting Fleet Management: Automile Achieves Robust Growth With Mobile, Design-First Approach

PALO ALTO, CA and STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN -- (Marketwired) -- 04/12/16 -- , leading provider of cloud-based, mobile and design-first solutions for fleet management, today announced details of its significant momentum as it continues to revolutionize the fleet management space. This past year, Automile has increased its monthly recurring revenue by six times, welcoming new clients across North America and Europe, introducing advanced SaaS tools and Internet of Things (IoT) technology to transform how ...


12.04.2016

Fulham Receives Class P Listing for 60W LED Drivers From Underwriter Laboratories

HAWTHORNE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/04/16 -- Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today announced that its Class P LED Drivers have been listed by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), giving luminaire manufacturers a standardized platform for testing and evaluation of LED drivers. With this UL certification, luminaire manufacturers can develop new products using Fulham''s Class P drivers and reduce cost and ...


04.04.2016

Jumpstart Gives Auto Manufacturers Direct Access to Its Exclusive In-Market Audience for the First Time With Data Product, Traxion

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/29/16 -- Jumpstart Automotive Group, an expert automotive marketing and advertising company, today announced it will give auto manufacturers direct access to specific audiences who are shopping for vehicles across its portfolio of sites (Car and Driver, U.S. News Best Cars, NADAguides, J.D. Power Cars, autoweek.com, Autobytel, Daily News Autos, LeftLane, CarSoup, and CarBuzz). This marks the first time Jumpstart is providing auto manufacturers direct acc ...


29.03.2016

Car Window Repair New Service Launched To Find Auto Glass Specialists Across USA

A new national directory website service has been launched that allows users to find professional car service experts who can repair broken, chipped or smashed car windows. Fast Autoglass brings together experts who can be located anywhere in the country, allowing drivers to make use of their service anytime and anywhere. More information can be found on the company website at: http://fastautoglass.net. Cracked or chipped windshields can be incredibly dangerous, even if the chip is only small. ...


16.03.2016

CarCharging Announces an Overview of Its Key Achievements for Second Half of 2015

MIAMI BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/15/16 -- (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced an overview of the company''s key achievements in the second half of 2015.Highlights of the company''s key achievements include:Substantially reduced the company''s general and administrative expenses, including consolidating redundant facilities, restructuring and optimizing the ca ...


15.03.2016

Jumpstart Reports: Audi, Acura, Honda, Hyundai, and Jeep See Highest Share of Traffic Throughout Super Bowl 50

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/08/16 -- For the third consecutive year, Jumpstart Automotive Group, an expert automotive marketing and advertising company, followed automotive brands advertising in the Super Bowl, and watched consumers react in real time (i.e., going online to research the advertised vehicles). Using Google Analytics'' Real Time reporting tool to measure traffic increases to its portfolio of publishers, Jumpstart determined the Top 5 Brands with the highest ...


09.02.2016

Launch of Authoritative Self-Driving Car Site

February 03, 2016 -- Last month saw the launch of www.selfdrivingcarpros.com which is the first authoritative website that specialises in giving customers information and advice on driverless cars. Selfdrivingcarpros.com aims to inform visitors of the benefits and challenges of driverless cars and the technology involved. Craig Mills launched selfdrivingcarpros.com in 2015 and the site’s main pages contain detailed information on the history of driverless cars from the early 1920s to the recent ...


03.02.2016

To Ease Time-Stressed Families, Zum Launches First On-Demand Ride and Care Service for Kids Ages 5 to 15

SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/21/16 -- For busy families, getting kids from school to sports to tutors and more is a tough challenge and sometimes it may mean passing up some activities simply because it is too hard to get the kids there. Enter . Launching out of beta today, Zum (Zoom) provides the only ride and care service for children ages 5 to 15. With a consistent pool of highly vetted Zumers who both drive and provide childcare, the Zum app and its tracking technology, the new on-d ...


21.01.2016

messageLOUD Turns to Applause to Test Its Driving Safety App, Designed to Eliminate Texting and Emailing While Driving

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/19/16 -- Applause, ™, today announced that it is partnering with to ensure that messageLOUD works under real-world conditions and keeps drivers who need to take incoming messages, safe.messageLOUD utilizes software testers from Applause''s global community to ensure high-quality, accurate messageLOUD experiences in multiple countries around the world. For messageLOUD''s launch, Applause provided program management and testers in specific loc ...


19.01.2016

Online Job Portal HGV Jobs Southampton Arrayed Latest Job Openings for Licensed HGV Drivers

UK - HGV Jobs Southampton, a renowned Southampton based job portal that lists the city’s top job openings for licensed drivers, recently announced that a host of LGV driver job openings have cropped up. They said that all the job details along with licensing prerequisites and other criteria are furnished on their portal. They added a number of new requirements, including both Class 1 and Class 2 jobs, have surfaced. The owners, however, made it clear that they assume no responsibility for impar ...


17.01.2016

EasyAs Driver Training Celebrates Accelerated Growth In Brisbane

Brisbane, Australia - EasyAs Driver Training has fast become one of the city''s best-known names. With a team of skilled and friendly instructors, it''s no wonder EasyAs has experienced accelerated growth! Based in central Brisbane, EasyAs Driver Training are well equipped to cover many areas. Examples include Tweed Heads to Caboolture and Wynnum to Ipswich. So, why should people learning to drive trust EasyAs Driver Training for their needs? Premium service at affordable p ...


15.01.2016

SenseDriver Technologies Will Host Exclusive Viewings of Head Up Display Prototype at CES 2016

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/06/16 -- , a KICVentures portfolio company, announced today that it will host exclusive viewings of its head up display, SenseHUD, at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on January 7-9th. The viewings of the next-generation heads up display and connected car platform are intended to demonstrate the technology''s newest design features and are by invitation only."This move is a huge positive for SenseDriver as we showcase our first con ...


06.01.2016



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