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Developer of longer, heavier HGV awaits news of DfT review

ROAD FREIGHT

Andrew Forster
26 May 2017
Denby’s 25.25 metre lorry, dubbed the Eco-Link
Denby’s 25.25 metre lorry, dubbed the Eco-Link

 

The promoter of a 60-tonne, 25.25-metre lorry is waiting to hear if the DfT will approve his proposal for on-road trials of 1,000 of the vehicles. 

Dick Denby, non-executive chairman of Lincoln-based Denby Transport Ltd, has lobbied successive governments to permit trials of his eight-axle lorry, dubbed the Eco-Link. He says the vehicles would cut fuel consumption, reduce lorry miles –  thereby improving road safety – and reduce costs for shippers. 

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