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.
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.
Darrell Mansfield, chairman of the UK’s largest recovery companies, the Mansfield Group, talks to editor, Dave Gregory in the latest issue of Professional Recovery magazine.
Dave Gregory tells PR readers that it is the first time he has sat down and spoken at length to the Stoke-based operator and Mansfied is very frank about the industry and gives his views on some of the hot topics facing the industry today.