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Quiz: Do you know the traffic rules as well as your truck?

How long can you park your truck inside the built area? Do you need CMR if your load is less than 600 kg? How do you set up your tachograph with a flat tire? The answers (and many other questions) can be found in the new Truckersquiz, an initiative of VSV and AWSR in collaboration with TVM and SFTL. Do …

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Euromaster Netherlands launches sustainability certificate – Truckstar

Euromaster Nederland

To help its truck customers make their tire management more sustainable, Euromaster Netherlands launched the sustainability certificate Green and sustainable tire management. Raw material reuse and lower CO2 emissions through preventive maintenance form the basis for environmentally friendly and sustainable tire management. Companies are judged on 6 important points, after which the score is calculated. Based on sufficient scores, they …

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DAF has built its 10,000 New Generation DAF truck

DAF has built its 10,000th New Generation DAF truck. This milestone testifies to the success of the New Generation XF, XG and XG⁺. Official production of the new DAF innovative truck began last winter. Watch the video below this post The completely newly developed New Generation XF, XG and XG⁺ have been named the ‘International Truck of the Year 2022’ …

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Throwback: de Highway Hero van Auvinen

Throwback: de Highway Hero van Auvinen

Truckstars Throwback Thursday! On Thursdays we love to dive into our rich history. This time we go back six years and end up in the 2016 Supertruck Special. In it we find, among other things, the Mercedes Actros ‘Highway Hero’ from Auvinen Trucking. This article is from the Truckstar 2016 archives. The information described and/or other items may be temporarily …

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Albert Heijn to supply electricity to the center of a large city

Albert Heijn, together with his partners, accelerates sustainable transportation to stores and customers. From the end of 2022, home deliveries of groceries and supplies to shops in the center of The Hague will use 100% of electricity. Rotterdam, Utrecht and Amsterdam followed. For customers and locals alike, this means: quieter and cleaner transportation in their neighborhoods with the same convenience. …

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LCW Groningen uses Scania P360 plug-in hybrid

LCW Groningen uses Scania P360 plug-in hybrid

No more diesel fumes and heavy engine noise in the city center while delivering building materials. Logistiek Centrum Westpoort of Groningen recently used the Scania P360 plug-in hybrid truck. Combined with an electric forklift, the carrier ensures that the air is kept clean and there is no more noise on the construction site. bouwhub Earlier this year, LCW Groningen opened …

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Volvo introduces new Lane Change Support security system

Volvo introduces new Lane Change Support security system

Volvo Trucks is now introducing a new safety system. This system detects vulnerable road users entering a blind spot on one side of the truck. In heavy traffic situations, it is difficult for even the most experienced driver to see everything around the truck. To prevent dangerous situations, Volvo Trucks is now introducing a new safety system. The system is …

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Transport Complete is preparing for a reunion with the sector

The Transport Complete trade show will again be held at Evenementenhal Hardenberg on Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 June 2022. The last edition of Transport Complete at Hardenberg in 2019 had to be moved several times due to the corona virus. “Finally, the trade show at Hardenberg can take place again. It promises a beautiful and grand reunion …

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A. de Reus Aannemersbedrijf signs a contract with Volvo FMX Electric

A. de Reus Aannemersbedrijf has signed an order for a Volvo FMX 8×4 Electric with lift hook. The company from Vlaardingen will use fully electric-powered trucks to transport containers at the port of Rotterdam. The trucks were supplied by the Volvo Trucks dealer, the Volvo Group Truck Center Rotterdam. This is the first electric truck for A. de Reus Aannemersbedrijf, …

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The transport sector is not attractive enough for young people

Tensions in the labor market intensified in the first quarter of 2022. While in the last quarter of 2021 there were still 106 vacancies for every 100 unemployed, a quarter later this increased to 133 per 100, reports ING. The transport sector is not attractive enough to young people. Corona has hit some sub-markets like automotive, catering and passenger transportation …

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