Tag Archives: Trailers

Trailer telematics reduce tyre-related failures

Michelin is offering fleets a trailer telematics and support package with guaranteed reductions in tyre breakdowns on articulated vehicle trailers. With German breakdown organisation, ADAC citing tyre related problems being the cause of nearly a third of all HGV breakdowns …

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On-board trailer telematics protect cold distribution

Fleet Managers at Edwards Transport will have proof of maintaining a cold distribution chain for its refrigerated vehicles with in-built trailer telematics. Shropshire-based Edwards Transport has taken delivery of 20 new Schmitz Cargobull S.KO COOL refrigerated trailers that will give …

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High inspection failures for leisure vehicles in Sweden

Motor homes in Sweden suffer high failure rates at annual inspections despite the fleet being relatively new compared to caravans. These days, people in Sweden are showing a preference for motor homes instead of caravans as a vehicle to use …

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Trailer safety concepts on show at horse trials

Land Rover is attending the Burghley Horse Trials with its see-through trailer and cargo monitoring technology. With applicability going far beyond the realms of horse boxes, it’s nonetheless the users of this type of trailer who will be the first …

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Staying safe on summer road trips

Bridgestone provides advice on making sure tyres are properly maintained as holidaymakers set out on road trips all across Europe. According to studies carried out by Stena Line this year, around 40% of Europeans are planning to take a summer …

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Sweden sees largest increase in caravans in Europe

Greater luxury and improvements in safety technology drive 13% annual growth in popularity of caravans in Sweden. With nearly 300 caravans for every 10,000 people living in Sweden, taking breaks and holidays in mobile homes is more popular in the …

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Caravan organisation provides support to tyre safety group

Road safety campaigning activities from TyreSafe gain support from the UK’s Camping and Caravanning Club as its latest member. In gaining the support of the UK Camping and Caravanning Club, TyreSafe will gain an improved ability to raise awareness of …

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Advanced motorist group offers advice on towing

Towing a trailer is the subject of the latest useful driving tips being offered by the UK’s Institute of Advanced Motorists. Offering a wealth of safety advice to UK motorists, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has turned its attention …

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Caravan Tyre Safety Advice For Holiday Season

TyreSafe is providing holidaymakers with advice on the correct care and maintenance of caravan tyres for road safety. With the winter over and the holiday season just beginning, caravanners are pulling off the tarpaulin, hosing off the moss and preparing …

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