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Should vehicles warn you if you break the speed limit?

All new vehicles sold in the EU will need to include technology to either warn or prevent drivers from speeding from 2024. It’s called Intelligent Speed Assist (ISA) and can use different methods to detect the speed limit on the

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Self-driving vehicle laws in the UK

TheĀ Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 outlines a framework for listing automated (autonomous) vehicles for use on the UK’s roads, when they are ready. To check if your vehicle is self-driving, visitĀ Self-driving vehicles listed for use in Great Britain. An

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What’s a mobile crane and how are they used?

Cranes come in lots of configurations. You’ll see tower cranes on construction sites, overhead cranes at ports, crawler cranes where the terrain is soft and truck loader cranes (or lorry loader cranes) where a truck has to unload or load

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Why do HGVs sometimes block both lanes?

Swept path Long HGVs have a wide turning circle. This is the amount of room they need to make a turn at a junction or roundabout. Swept path is the space between the tracking paths of the inside and outside

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You need to unload a lorry, but don’t have a forklift. What can you do?

The majority of freight that is carried on HGVs is unloaded using a forklift. It consists of palletised goods in packet, bags or boxes that can be easily stored in racking. Obviously there are other types of goods moved by

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How to choose a car when you’ve had twins or triplets

Congratulations on having either twins or triplets. This is bound to be a fantastic time in your life. However, it also comes with significant changes and a different set of challenges, one of which is finding a car that can

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How are speed limits set?

Speed limits are set using a mix of practicality, science and the public’s expectation of being able to travel with certain freedoms. A speed limit is not necessarily the safe speed on a road – there are plenty of narrow

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