Van operators are being urged to improve maintenance arrangements and safety to avoid being bought into the O-licensing regime. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has launched its van maintenance campaign at the CV Show today, which it hopes will help operators meet their self regulatory requirements. The organisation, which has published a van safety guide, claimed that of the 10,800 vans stopped by the DVSA at the roadside annually, 63% have a serious mechanical defect, while 93% […]
London Councils has confirmed that its Lorry Control Scheme is to start again on the 1 June.
Two hero police officers helped save the life of an HGV driver, who suffered a heart attack at the wheel on the motorway and collided with the central reservation.
Lorry drivers bringing freight to the UK will be exempt from the need to quarantine for 14 days, according to business secretary Alok Sharma.