Tag Archives: Dangerous Goods

December conference to focus on safety of fuel tankers

The safe transportation of fuel is in focus at an FTA conference being held in December for fuel tanker operators. The UK’s Freight Transport Association (FTA) has organised a conference for one of the most highly regulated sectors of the …

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Conference on fuel tanker safety to take place in December

The Freight Transport Association is running a conference on fuel tanker operation and safety during December. Run once every two years, the FTA’s Fuel Tanker Conference is a popular event in the haulage industry for those interested in the transport …

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Transportation security market continues to grow

Report highlights the growth in transportation security during the next four years across all transport modes as more integration takes place. Integration is key to the growth in technology requirements to provide safe and secure transport of goods and passengers. …

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Autonomous mobile freight scanning system

Inspection of freight for dangerous goods and contraband can now be performed using a high-energy autonomous mobile scanning system. The Driverless Eagle M60 autonomous cargo inspection system has been developed by Rapiscan Systems in conjunction with Mercedes-Benz to provide ports, …

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Two days remain for first ERA-GLONASS implementation milestone

Passenger vehicles and those carrying dangerous goods have two days left to comply with Russian ERA-GLONASS compliance legislation. From 1st January 2014, all new and imported passenger vehicles with more than 8 seats and goods vehicles greater than 2.5 tonnes …

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About Jonathan Newell

Studied Engineering at Loughborough University and now involved in broadcast and technical journalism. Jonathan is based in London and Almaty.
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High energy cargo inspection for border protection

At this year’s Transport Security Expo held in London, TrafficSafe took the opportunity of discussing how high-energy inspection systems operate and how they can be used to keep dangerous goods, explosives and other contraband off the country’s roads. Rapiscan’s Frederic …

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About Jonathan Newell

Studied Engineering at Loughborough University and now involved in broadcast and technical journalism. Jonathan is based in London and Almaty.
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Oklahoma to use LPR for mainline weight enforcement

Goods vehicles on the I-35 highway through Oklahoma will be subject to weight compliance enforcement on the move using weigh-in-motion and LPR technology. Current enforcement of goods vehicle weight on main highways in Oklahoma depend on stopping samples of vehicles …

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Loading dock system incorporates ANPR for vehicle recognition

Warehouse security supplier Building Intelligence has incorporated an ANPR system from Elsag for recognising vehicles before the enter loading docks. Often one of the weak points of physical security for a manufacturing or warehousing facility, the loading bays in busy …

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City centre tanker crash closes Almaty streets

A 16-tonne petrol tanker has caused chaos in the central Asian city of Almaty resulting in a large fire and the evacuation of residential property. Belonging to the “Helios” oil company, the tanker left the road in the heart of …

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Azerbaijan takes freight scanning system for border protection

High energy cargo scanning systems will be used on the borders of Azerbaijan to protect the country from dangerous and illegal goods. The country has chosen to deploy high energy x-ray scanning systems for inspecting road and rail freight entering …

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