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How do the UK’s van drivers keep Christmas moving?

How do the UK’s van drivers keep Christmas moving?

Roads are expected to be far busier than usual on ‘Frantic Friday’, according to Highways England, with millions of people travelling to visit family and friends over the festive period. Our research reveals that 95% of van drivers feel responsible for making sure their Christmas runs smoothly.

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It’s ‘Horses For Courses’ as Samworth Brothers Returns with New Order for 48 Mercedes-Benz Actros

It’s ‘Horses For Courses’ as Samworth Brothers Returns with New Order for 48 Mercedes-Benz Actros

So delighted has Samworth Brothers been with the fuel-efficiency and uptime of the Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units it acquired a year ago, that it has just taken delivery of a further 48.

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Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning.. a Very BIG Thank You!

Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning.. a Very BIG Thank You!

With the great generosity of our customers and staff members on the day, we've managed to raise £1,763.45 across our Mertrux dealerships!

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The latest #bizbarometer shows 44% of van drivers turn to football when they need to unwind

The latest #bizbarometer shows 44% of van drivers turn to football when they need to unwind

Are you ‘always on’? According to our latest #bizbarometer, a shocking 16% of those surveyed said that they’re alert to work pressures 24/7. Having a way to switch off has never been more important – and that’s where footy comes in.

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How You and Your Truck Can Get Comfortably Through The Summer

How You and Your Truck Can Get Comfortably Through The Summer

Are you ready for the summer? This year, RoadStars is again sharing ten "hot" tips with you to allow you to enjoy relaxed and safe driving.

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New 7.5-tonne FUSO Canter floats TPA’s boat

New 7.5-tonne FUSO Canter floats TPA’s boat

Temporary access solutions provider TPA is achieving faster, safer, and more efficient deliveries of its specialised pontoon systems after replacing a combination of spot-hired and subcontracted vehicles with its first FUSO Canter. TPA’s new 7.5-tonner with crane was supplied by Mertrux Truck & Van.

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The new Mercedes-Benz Actros

The new Mercedes-Benz Actros

The new Mercedes-Benz Actros: Improved safety, efficiency and connectivity for UK operators - First drives from the new-look Wentworth Park with promises of even lower total costs, greater safety, maximised use and increased driver comfort.

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what3words – three words will navigate you into the future.

what3words – three words will navigate you into the future.

Mobility with what3words is as easy as this: you get into your vehicle, say a combination of words – and will be navigated to the desired destination with greater precision than by means of any street address or GPS-coordinate.

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Is Britain’s van community accelerating its health issues?

Is Britain’s van community accelerating its health issues?

Not enough males within the UK’s van community are regularly checking in with the doctor, the latest Business Barometer report reveals. Is this a window into the general attitudes of British men? And could we be doing more to look after ourselves?

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Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is Coming..

Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is Coming..

Vehicles need to meet the LEZ emissions standards based on vehicle type and the type of emission - it's coming into effect on 8 April 2019. Here's what you need to know..

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The UK CONCRETE Show at The NEC, Birmingham on 20th and 21st March

The UK CONCRETE Show at The NEC, Birmingham on 20th and 21st March

The UK CONCRETE Show 2019 – it’s grown over 9 years to be Europe’s largest specialist concrete event and is attended by specialists from all over the world.

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Samworth Brothers enters 2019 with breakthrough fleet of 18 Mercedes-Benz Actros

Samworth Brothers enters 2019 with breakthrough fleet of 18 Mercedes-Benz Actros

The Leicester-based operator’s 18 new tractor units were supplied by East Midlands Dealer Mertrux Truck & Van. All are Actros 2545 models with flat-floored StreamSpace cabs, Safety Packs, and optional, fuel-saving Predictive Powertrain Control (PPC) systems.

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