The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has implemented the system which is available on 647 miles of New Jersey’s highways.

Truckers in New Jersey to benefit from real-time traffic alerts

Commercial vehicle drivers in New Jersey can now get real-time traffic alerts to keep them aware of upcoming traffic slowdowns, giving them plenty of...
Approval for the announcement was given by the secretary of state for transport.

Relaxation of EU drivers’ hours rules extended

The Department for Transport (DfT) has extended the temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours enforcement in England, Scotland and Wales. Approval for the announcement was given...
This will include details of the operator, driver, driver employment details, dates of travel, and the vehicle used before the journey commences.

New EU rules for road haulage journeys

From 2 February 2022, the EU is introducing new rules that mean if you operate loaded goods journeys in and between European Member States (cabotage...
The change is due to new government rules to help meet climate change and air quality targets. The tax changes will ensure that most users of red diesel use fuel taxed at the standard rate for diesel from April 2022, like motorists, which more fairly reflects the harmful impact of the emissions they produce.

New red diesel rules from April 2022

Many sectors will no longer be entitled to use “red” diesel and rebated biodiesel from 1 April 2022. The change is due to new government...
The first trip was taken in London on 29 June 2012. The rider who takes the billionth trip will win Uber trips for the next ten years, and the driver will win a brand-new EV worth over £30,000.

Uber to celebrate one billion UK trips

The one billionth UK Uber trip is expected to take place this month, almost a decade after Uber first launched in London. The first trip...
A recent trial, which is part of Ford’s Self-Driving Research Programme, saw employees at the port load and access parcels directly to and from a simulated autonomous vehicle – without any assistance from a driver.

Ford teams up with DP World for autonomous vehicle research

Ford has teamed up with DP World London Gateway to demonstrate how autonomous vehicles could be beneficial on large worksites. A recent trial, which is...
From 21 May 2022, operators or users of vans or other light goods vehicles over 2.5 tonnes and up to 3.5 tonnes in weight will need a standard international goods vehicle operator licence to transport goods in the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland.

New rules announced for operators or users of vans that travel...

From 21 May 2022, operators or users of vans or other light goods vehicles over 2.5 tonnes and up to 3.5 tonnes in weight...
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) analysis involved more than 2,000 professional truck drivers.

ATRI study looks at motivation for company and independent truck drivers

A new report has been issued looking at why truck drivers choose to drive for a company, or be independent. The American Transportation Research Institute...
The organization’s report “An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking” reveals dead-head miles increased to 20.6 percent in 2020, annual operating miles decreased to 89,358 miles per truck, and fuel costs declined by nearly 20 percent to 30.8 cents per mile.

New research shows scale of COVID-19 on trucking

The American Transportation Research Institute’s latest trucking data has shown the effect of COVID-19 on the industry. The organization’s report “An Analysis of the Operational...