- FTA slams EU for 'inflexible' changes to drivers' hours. Tindall, Chris // Commercial Motor;12/15/2005, Vol. 202 Issue 5257, p8
The article reports on the comments made by the Freight Transport Association to the European Union's (EU) meddling with drivers' hours rules in 2005. The association's comments follow a EU decision that drivers must take a full 45 hours' weekly rest in any two-week period. It argues that the...
- 'European haulage needs harmonised law enforcement'. // Commercial Motor;4/23/2009, Vol. 209 Issue 5328, p14
Information on the Joint Seminar on Enforcement of European Union (EU) Road Transport Legislation, organised by the International Road Transport Union is presented. In the seminar it was discussed that haulage regulations across Europe must be more consistent. The prevalence of bureaucracy in...
- Competitive Advantage of Shortsea Shipping. Jonkus, M.; Maksimavicius, R.; Placiene, B.; Pedersen, H. H. // Transport Means 2009: Proceedings of the 13th International Conf;Jan2009, p62
The article presents the results of the reseach made in respect of shortsea shipping. In particular, a competitive advantage of shortsea shipping versus road transport and railway mode was analyzed. The research results prove shortsea shipping to be sufficiently competitive to reach the goals...
- The long and winding road. Vise, Avery // Commercial Carrier Journal;Jan2002, Vol. 159 Issue 1, p18
Reports on the trucking industry analyst forecast on steady improvement and recovery for freight volume but slow for trucking industry in the United States. Factors that shape the fortunes of trucking industry; Challenges on the insurance loom; Commentaries of the transportation analyst for...
- Knill Brothers gets go-ahead. // Commercial Motor;4/25/2013, Vol. 219 Issue 5532, p20
The article reports on the permission granted to England-based trucking service company Knill Brothers to base one of its vehicles at Willow Lodge in Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells and another in Itchon Road subject to conditions.
- Are shippers entitled to reduced rate when lower-cost service is substituted? Lamboley, Paul // Traffic World;5/27/96, Vol. 246 Issue 9, p54
Discusses the issue of whether shippers are entitled to reduced transportation service costs as an offset or reduction to freight charges due to a motor carrier. Rules governing if the transportation was provided under contract; Rules governing if the transportation was based on filed or...
- 61% Share of Melbourne-Brisbane freight traffic carried by road. // BRW;5/3/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p16
The article reports on the finding by the Australian Department of Transport and Regional Services that road transportation accounts for the biggest share of the 4.5 million tons of freight which moves directly between Melbourne, Victoria and Brisbane, Queensland. The article also states that a...
- GET THE GUIDE. // Truck & Driver;Aug2002, p68
Presents the 'Freight Transport Association's International Road Transport Guide,' Seventh Edition, sponsored by Daf. Invaluability of the guide for any operators; Contact information.
- Waterways Deserve Better. Kirwin, Dennis // Traffic World;3/25/2002, Vol. 266 Issue 12, p24
Comments on the impact of the increase of use of highways for freight transportation. Transportation alternative with benefit to commerce and consumers; Efficiency of the waterways transportation mode; Percentage of freight move by water.