Standards of compliance remain a pressing problem in the light commercial vehicle sector, judging by a recent crackdown on the M4 in which more than 100 fixed penalties were issued for a range of road traffic offences. In the four-day blitz in March involving Wiltshire Police and HM Revenue and Customs, 450 vehicles – mostly light commercials – were stopped travelling between Membury Services and junction 15 and 106 penalty notices were issued, 95 of them to van drivers and […]
The government has encouraged the industry to respond to plans to overhaul the country’s outdated planning system and explain how “high quality” lorry parking facilities should be provided.
FORS funded on-cycle driver safety training is back on track following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions.
HGV driver high on cannabis jailed after collision with police car leaves officers seriously injured
An HGV driver high on cannabis ploughed through a lane closure and struck a stationary police car, causing spinal fractures and broken ribs to two officers.