LAPV June 2014 has been published
Published: 27 May, 2014
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Editorial contributions required for LAPV September
Editorial deadline: July 25
Advertising deadline: August 1
Print: August 15
Published: August 27
Work has now started on the LAPV September issue. We are currently looking for editorial contributions for the list of features below. We do NOT charge for this.
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Currently we are looking for news releases, product developments, case studies, and research papers related to the subjects mentioned below. We take by-lined articles as well as carrying out interviews ourselves.
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Please get in touch withAnn-Marie Knegt,Editor LAPV,0044 1935 374001
LAPV September 2014
· Special focus: Round up of PAWRS: key trends for 2014
· Technical reports: Road waste recycling equipment
· Vans and equipment carriers
· Winter maintenance equipment
· Community transport
· Grounds care
· Efficiency: Driver training and safety
· Vehicle test
- New refuse collection vehicles for Broxtowe
For a newly appointed Mayor there are many duties that have to be fulfilled, opening new buildings, attending civic functions, the list is endless, however, for Broxtowe's new Madam Mayor, Councillor Susan Bagshaw, a more unusual appointment arose recently to receive the keys to a pair of high-tech, eco-efficient, refuse freighters from Terberg Matec UK, a lead supplier to the Nottinghamshire Vehicle Consortium.
- Staffordshire Moorlands Community see brand new community minibus on the roads
27th September saw a Staffordshire charity's community transport service receive a boost with a new custom-built minibus from conversion and mobility specialists Stanford Coachworks.
- SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden assists Transport for London in investigating the effectiveness of bus fire suppression systems
Transport for London (TfL) has commissioned SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden (SP) to study theeffectiveness of bus fire suppression systems. There is currently a lack of information concerning the performance of bus fire suppression systems in real bus fires that have occurred in the TfL fleet. The proposed study will review all recent fire incidents in TfL buses with installed suppression systems. The results of this review will be reported back to TfL to help provide recommendations concerning updated system specification.
- New tool kit for low carbon bus scheme implementation
A new guide aiming to help and encourage local authorities to integrate more low carbon buses has become available for downloading.
- Collett Transport receives Vehicle Rental Fleet of the Year Award
Gloucester-based Collett Transport Services was awarded the Municipal Vehicle Rental Fleet of the Year Award, at the 2011 Plant & Waste Recycling Show (PAWRS) at Paignton, last June.