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- THE TRUCK OF THE IRISH. // Truck & Driver;Jun2003, p11
Ireland is preparing for a new road transport show which will be held on June 28-29, 2003 at the Punchestown Event Center. The Irish Commercial Vehicle Show 2003 is said to be Ireland's first indoor exhibition of CVs, trailers and associated areas of the transport industry. The newly built...
- Skip man on TC's 'radar' has licence cut. // Commercial Motor;8/2/2007, Vol. 206 Issue 5240, p41
The article reports that Manchester operator Wayne Lewis has had his three-vehicle, three-trailer licence cut to two vehicles and two trailers after he was stopped while driving without an MoT or road tax. Appearing before North-Western Traffic Commissioner Beverley Bell, Wayne Lewis, trading as...
- Canter gets more than a facelift. Clark, Toby // Motor Transport;3/31/2005, Special Section p5
Presents information on the updated versions of the Canter lightweight truck that will be launched by Mitsubishi Trucks at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2005. 3.5-tonne Canter 3C13; 6.5-tonne GVW Canter 6C14; Other two 7C14 7.5-tonners which will be featured at the show.
- TRUCKFEST SODDEN WET. Sheer, Craig // Truck & Driver;Sep2004, p28
It seems as if a good set of waterproofs has become essential wear for 2004's round of Truckfest shows. After Peterborough, England's second-day deluge, all fingers were crossed for more favourable conditions at Shepton Mallet but, as the clouds burst, keen showgoers were sent eagerly scurrying...
- FLASH AND CARRY. Everett, Simon // Truck & Driver;Jan2005, p76
This article focuses on how small but perfectly formed vans and 7.5-tonners meet the demand for fast, upmarket deliveries. The public perception, and that of some in the industry too, is that couriers are typified by' white van man' or by students driving vans on short-term contracts. Lightning...
- TALK OF THE SHOW. // Fleet Owner;May2005, Vol. 100 Issue 5, p44
The article reports that inside among endless exhibit booths or outside around gleaming show trucks, every square foot of this year's Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville fairly shouted that trucking is sure footedly on the rise. Speaking of feet, foot traffic is as good a measure as...
- DIARY DATES 2005. // Truck & Driver;Jul2005, p14
This article presents information related to different truck shows. "Fifties Drive n Jive," will be held on June 19, 2005, "USA On the Road," will be held on August 21, 2005, "Autumn Transport Show," will be held on September 25, 2005, "Model Transport Exhibition," will be held on October 30, 2005.
- HIGHLAND FLING. // Truck & Driver;Sep2003, p58
This article focuses on the first Grampian Truck Show, organised by Ali Shaw. Ali says he had always wanted to organise a truck show specifically in the North-East of Scotland. The venue for the new show was the 15-acre site of the Grampian Transport Museum at Alford. The 135 entrants ranged...
- THIS WEEK. // Commercial Motor;1/1/2004, Vol. 199 Issue 5060, p7
Presents an update on commercial motor vehicles in Great Britain as of January 2004. Accident of a tonne tanker on ice; Creation of the Logistics Skills Award to solve driver shortages; Closure of M6 northbound due to a fire incident at Keele Services in Staffordshire.