LAPV September 2014 has been published

Published:  26 August, 2014

Click here or on the cover to read the latest issue.

In this issue you will find event previews for RWM, Cold Comfort and Saltex. Phil Clifford comments on why fleet managers should embrace innovation.

Additionally, there is an overview of new launches at Saltex, RWM and Cold Comfort from Geesinknorba, Terberg Ecotec and Ausa, Faun Zoeller, Hako, Johnston Sweepers and Ransomes Jacobsen.

The LAPV procurement survey reveals interesting facts about fleet procurement and how our readers are experiencing the process at the moment.

We also focus on ‘pay as you throw' for the collection of municipal waste, and we look at how Welsh councils installed a fuel monitoring system.

LAPV also features road waste aggregate recycling, and brine spreading. Plus Steve Banner tested the Vauxhall Vivaro.

Coming up in LAPV December 2014:

Copy deadline: October 31

Studio: November 7

Print: November 15

Publish: November 21

Special focus: Health and safety – how to stay compliant

Technical reports:

Waste and recycling vehicles

Highways and verge maintenance

Street cleansing operations

Green fleet focus


Up and coming legislation for 2015

Tyre management

Vehicle test

To advertise in this issue contact Jason Pidgeon at 0207973 4645, or email him at

To contribute to this issue editorially please contact Ann-Marie Knegt on 01935 374001, or email her at

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