LAPV June 2015 has been published

Published:  04 June, 2015

Click on the cover to read LAPV June 2015.

The next issue of LAPV magazine will be published in August 2015, andwill be distributed at the the Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition, Emergency Services Show and Saltex.

We are currently looking for editorial contributions for the next issue of Local Authority Plant and Vehicles Our topics are listed in the outline below, but we are also open to ideas about other subjects.

Please note that we doNOT charge for publication; all submissions are chosen based on interest to our readers, and are used as space permits. All submissions may be edited to fit space and to suit our house style.

Case studies should be in the planning phase, currently being carried out, or completed within the last three months.

Please send up to 500 words and a selection of four or 5 pictures maximum. Images should be sent as jpg, tif or similar picture files, and words in a Word document (NOT pdf). For large files we have an ftp upload site, please ask for details.

FINAL DEADLINE FOR CONTRIBUTIONS is August 3, 2015. Please advise me in advance if you intend to send a contribution, or if you have a suggestion for a longer feature, please feel free to contact me to discuss it.

If you have any questions at all, please don't hesitate to ask.

Editorial contributions sought for LAPV September 2015

Special focus:
Report from theLAPV Future Fleet Forum

RWM launch issue – what is in store for this year's show

Technical reports:
Road waste recycling equipment
Vans, and equipment carriers
Winter maintenance equipment
Grounds care
Earth movers and waste and treatment facility equipment

Emergency Services:
An overview of the latest cars, vans and other fleet for police, fire and ambulance.
Airports: winter service focus

Driver training
Health and safety for refuse collection vehicles

Vehicle test

Email the Editor -Ann-Marie Knegt- to contribute to the next issue.
To advertise contact:Jason Pidgeon.

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