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Forecourt sales of petrol have plunged by more than 20% in five years, the AA has said.
The figures paint an alarming picture because although the use of smaller cars and the trend towards diesel powered cars, the overall picture is that fuel sales are down in that period by a massive 9%.
When IVR Council member Mark Hartell raised a glass to celebrate the New Year one thing that wasn’t on his list of resolutions was to run a marathon.
But as we enter the third month of 2013 he and his wife Katie, who are founders and directors of Recovery Safe Training Services, have been accepted to run the Edinburgh Marathon on the 26 May 2013.
As part of the investment into growth of the Recovery Services offered by TruckEast, a new and innovative Scania recovery vehicle will shortly be on the road.
The project, in partnership with P&D Crosby of Lincoln and Strongs Plastics of Tamworth, has breathed new life into an accident damaged Scania chassis. The result is a state-of-the art, efficient plastic-bodied recovery vehicle, one of only two in the UK.
Road Haulage Association welcomes Chancellor’s decision to cancel fuel duty
The Road Haulage Association has welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to cancel fuel duty. But the fact remains that UK hauliers are still paying the highest levels of fuel duty in Europe.
Leading truck manufacturer Isuzu Truck UK has announced the appointment of a brand new main dealer to covering the key location of North London. The new Enfield-based company, known as Isuzu North London, joined the Isuzu truck dealer network with effect from February 2013.
The VW Transporter has been chosen for a fleet of 79 roadside assistance vehicles for Allianz Global Assistance in a deal worth £1.75m.
Fuel efficiency, VFM and payload capacity were essential criteria for Allianz Global Assistance, and every Transporter is converted to enable its technicians to carry all the essential tools they need, including a compact recovery trailer, diagnostic equipment and dedicated storage for jack, axle stands, tools, common vehicle parts and car batteries.
As part of its continuing drive to provide recovery operators with top-quality equipment, the build process for vehicles supplied by Recovery World now has Conformity of Production certification from the Government’s Vehicle Certification Agency.
He’s 20, so Sam Burke of Wolverhampton’s Burke Bros Recovery may be the youngest ever customer to buy a new vehicle from Boniface. But as a young business man who’s been trading and growing his business for the last four years, Sam knows exactly what he wants when it comes to the right equipment for the job.
Allan Martin writes in reply to a recent article published in issue 190 of Professional Recovery magazine.
I write with regard to an article in Professional Recovery issue 190 reference flexible wire towing eyes and their use in recovering rally cars. I apologise for being tardy in responding to this article but receive my copies of your magazine from those very nice guys at Chisholms Recovery in Inverness when they have finished with them.
Boniface has been producing quality recovery equipment for over 30 years. During that time they’ve supplied many heavy vehicles to The Mansfield Group, each uniquely crafted to Darrell Mansfield’s exacting standards, each more feature rich than the last!