Transport Vehicles Boycott Work in protest against amendments in Motor Vehicles Act

In the aftermath of the Centre’s move to amend the Motor Vehicles Act, the transport workers union decided to keep their vehicles off the roads. This was done to protest against amendments that they felt would result in corporatisation of the transport sector. General Secretary of Tamil Nadu’s Road Transport Workers Union, S. Murthy, stated … Continue reading “Transport Vehicles Boycott Work in protest against amendments in Motor Vehicles Act”

Trends in logistics technology that we will see on Indian roads within the next five years

Unless you’ve been living under a tyre, you heard (and maybe seen) the billions of VC dollars poured into the Indian logistics main engines – trucking and warehousing. But what is the output from these investments and what is the sort of mileage that we should expect from this additive to the Indian trucking, logistics … Continue reading “Trends in logistics technology that we will see on Indian roads within the next five years”

An open road junction that hides cyclists and smaller vehicles from oncoming traffic

After three separate car crashes between trucks and cyclists along a 100m stretch of road at Ipley Cross, it was time to do some digging up. Ipley Cross is an open plain where two roads; Beaulieu Road running north-to-south and Dibden Bottom running roughly east-to-west run across each other. The truck drivers in all the … Continue reading “An open road junction that hides cyclists and smaller vehicles from oncoming traffic”

Tesla to launch its long-haul electric semi truck on November 16

Image by: Tesla Tesla will finally launch its much-awaited Class 8 semi truck prototype on November 16 at its Hawthorne, California facility. The vehicle is reported to have a range of about 200 to 300 miles between charges and is considered to be significantly cheaper, safer and more environmentally friendly than current options. The Tesla … Continue reading “Tesla to launch its long-haul electric semi truck on November 16”