Companies whose drivers hit bridges in their lorries will be hauled before the traffic commissioner and could face “exceptionally harsh” punishments, according to road transport solicitors. Backhouse Jones said Network Rail has become “fed up” of the number of bridge strikes by HGVs and the rail operator had now set up a system in which it notifies the traffic commissioner’s office as soon as an incident is reported. Network Rail said there are on average five bridge strikes by lorries […]
Glasgow-based heavy plant and equipment hire specialist AB2K has upgraded its fleet with four new Scania G450 XT Cheesewedge plant bodies supplied by MV Commercial.
The Transport Committee has said the government’s transformation of the Highways Agency (HA) into something akin to Network Rail is an unnecessary and potentially costly mistake.