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Commercial Vehicle Show 2020 in Birmingham cancelled

As expected, the organisers the Commercial Vehicle Show 2020 have cancelled the annual event, which was due to take place at the NEC in Birmingham, from April 28-30.

Nine handy hygiene tips for drivers

Motorists have been offered guidance for minimising health risks and maintaining good hygiene levels when driving cars and vans.

Ireland produces over half a million tonnes of hazardous waste annually

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its latest hazardous waste (including lead-acid batteries) figures for Ireland.

Tyre wear pollution 1,000 times worse than exhaust emissions

Here is a clear warning of changes on the way for the tyre and brake manufacturers as they are identified as the biggest source of non-exhaust pollutant emissions from new vehicles.

Unemployment rate down to 4.8 per cent at end of January

RecruitAuto.ie welcomes the news that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from five per cent in the third quarter of 2019 to 4.7 per cent in the fourth quarter.

Economy will continue to grow strongly this year at 4.8 per cent

The Central Bank says that the Irish economy will continue to grow strongly this year at a rate of 4.8 per cent. However, it also states that our economy is close to full capacity.

Exhausted drivers pose significant safety threat

Road safety and breakdown organisation in the UK GEM Motoring Assist recently urged drivers to be wise to the dangers of fatigue on journeys.

Mitsubishi L200 – 2020 Irish Commercial SUV of the Year

The new Mitsubishi L200 was named the category winner of the Irish Commercial SUV of the Year award for 2020, sponsored by Continental Tyres.

Month of Garda action on road safety for February

2019 saw a four per cent increase in road traffic fatalities with 148 deaths on the road, up seven on the same period in 2018.

Breathalysers – should you test yourself?

With Christmas behind us for another year, it’s stark reading that despite the changes in the drink driving law, arrests for drink driving crept up again by 10 per cent in the past festive period.