In the loop

The hyperloop is more than just a pipe dream. Here, Benjamin Stafford, materials science specialist at Matmatch, ponders the design considerations for engineers developing the next generation of transportation systems

Testing times for hydrogen

Rapid assessment of new fuelling stations accelerates them coming online

Prioritising tyre safety

Peter Tillotson discusses the importance of tyre safety, including the importance of checking tyres for pressure and wear


Improving driver safety and efficiency with smart technologies

Peter Tillotson discusses the top three technologies set to revolutionise HGV safety in the next year

Circular economy initiative

The circular economy principles of re-use and recycle are enabling one global manufacturer to significantly improve its environmental health and safety targets, and turn waste furnace rock into new roads

Space and planet-saving cleaning

Alcohol-free window wash solutions for both commercial and business vehicles

The importance of tyre safety

Peter Tillotson discusses the lack of TPMS regulation for alternative vehicles and the impact it is having on fuel consumption, breakdown costs and driver safety

Trailer check

The TyrePal trailer TPMS indicator consists of TyrePal sensors on each tyre and a robust indicator that can be mounted inside or outside the trailer

Relieving the pressure of fleet management

The in-cab TPMS displays real time information about the pressure of a vehicles tyres, warning the driver of potentially dangerous situations

Smart parking

Tinynode introduces a generation of wireless sensors for vehicle detection

Loading bays: The most dangerous places in the transport industry?

An estimated 25 per cent of all factory and warehouse accidents in the UK occur in the loading bay area Christopher Knollys looks at the safety issues

Hydrogen-powered buses

BOC to fuel Scotland’s first fleet of hydrogen buses

Automating calculation of asphalt binder content

Loss on ignition analyser simplifies calculation of asphalt binder content of hot mix asphalts

Motor industry welcomes decision not to change vehicle testing frequency

Change was 'unnecessary' and posed considerable safety issues, says Retail Motor Industry Federation

Trial highlights potential of biomethane

Project sees up to 60.7 per cent reduction in emissions and lower fuel costs, says Cenex

Formic acid to fight slippery road conditions

Environmentally more acceptable and more efficient than conventional gritting material


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