European legislation (regulation 2019/1892) has allowed truck manufacturers to manufacture longer cabins for some time. When certain road safety and aerodynamics conditions are met, the extra cab length may exceed the maximum vehicle dimensions.

Would you like to determine the CO2 footprint of your trailers in daily practice? That's possible! The test version of the simulation program VECTO Trailer, developed by the European Commission (EC), is available.

The Piek-Keur foundation was established in 2004 and has since managed a system of certification of technical solutions for silent loading and unloading. The question arises how relevant noise is during loading and unloading in 2021 and beyond? Piek-Keur will use this current year to answer this question, together with you.

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In the new GSR, a number of modern safety features are again made mandatory for certain vehicle categories. For semi-trailers and trailers it means that a tyre pressure monitoring system will become mandatory. The substantive requirements for such a system have now been released.

new bumper requirements
From 1 September 2021, the new requirements for bumpers according to R58.03 would also apply to vehicles that are individually presented to the RDW for inspection. RAI CarrosserieNL has tried to postpone the implementation date of the R58.03 due to market developments.

Many companies in our industry have a forklift, terminal tractor or semi-trailer tractor without a license plate for moving goods and vehicles. There may also be other construction and agricultural vehicles, trailers or motor vehicles with limited speed (MMBS) within the company. If you enter the public road with such a vehicle (or in the future), this vehicle must be registered with the RDW (Rijksdienst Wegverkeer) in 2021. Registration is not necessary if the vehicle never enters the public road.

The Piek-Keur foundation was established in 2004 and has since managed a system of certification of technical solutions for silent loading and unloading. The question arises how relevant noise is during loading and unloading in 2021 and beyond? Piek-Keur will use this current year to answer this question, together with you.

All HGVs more than 12 tonnes gross vehicle weight (GVW) entering or operating in Greater London from 26 October 2020 need to hold a safety permit. As of 1 March 2021, the rules will be actively enforced.

On this page you will find the evaluation report of the test with the Tyre Measurement System for heavy vehicles on the A16. The trial was carried out by Rijkswaterstaat in collaboration with the 'Verkeersonderneming'. The evaluation was carried out by the company Arcadis. The trial was carried out under the banner of the 'Beter Benutten Vervolg' (Rotterdam region) and 'File-aanpak' 2018-2021 programs. In addition, the project is included in the EU program Ursa Major Neo. Various TRTA members participated in this extensive test.

In memoriam - Gerard Hoogendoorn