Cleaner and greener trucks have hit the North Coast as part of new laws that further reduce the environmental and noise impacts of road transport.

Last Friday, representatives from Volvo head office visited Grafton to present Herb Blanchard Haulage chief executive officer Robert Blanchard with a plaque to acknowledge his as the first firm in the region to purchase a truck from their range that satisfies new emissions standards.

Download Daily Examiner article on Blanchards Moving to Greener Highways.