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Recovery Tow Show | December 14, 2018

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Britannia Rescue wins contract

May 2, 2013 |

Britannia Rescue, part of LV=, was appointed by Nationwide Building Society to provide breakdown cover to customers of its newly launched fee paying current account FlexPlus.
Comprehensive road rescue cover will be provided to all FlexPlus account holders in any car they travel in when motoring in the UK and Europe. Britannia Rescue’s appointment extends LV =’s existing partnership with Nationwide as sole provider of its car and landlord insurance portfolios.

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Blair Atholl takes delivery of new Evolution II VRS

May 2, 2013 |

Despite the adverse March weather, Derek and Roddy managed to dodge some serious snow storms and drove from Perth to Hampshire to collect their new Evolution II VRS from J&J Conversions.

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Supplier recognition commendation for FMG

May 2, 2013 |

FMG has been recognised by the Highways Agency for its contribution to ensuring the effective management for the strategic road network during the Olympics. FMG received a special supplier recognition commendation, presented by Highways Agency CEO Graham Dalton.

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Mayday fun for all the family at Brooklands Museum

April 22, 2013 |

The next Brooklands Emergency Services Vehicle Day (MAYDAY) is on May 6 2013 and will be held at Brooklands Museum in Weybridge Surrey.
The event has something for everyone including a good selection of recovery vehicles in the grand parade and in the demo arena. Read More

Fuel consumption down by 9%

April 5, 2013 |

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%.

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IVR Council member to run marathon for RISC

April 4, 2013 |

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.

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Innovative recovery vehicle added to TruckEast fleet

April 4, 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.

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Budget reaction

March 21, 2013 |

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.

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Isuzu Truck appoints brand new north London main dealership

March 20, 2013 |

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.

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Allianz opts for VW Transporter

March 15, 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.

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