The current rules for HGV drivers when it comes using a hand-held mobile phone are exactly the same as those for drivers of any other type of vehicle. However, enforcement is typically more stringent for commercial drivers, with increasingly creative strategies being developed by police to catch offenders – including a recent operation using unmarked HGVs for surveillance. Those who are caught breaking the law can expect to be prosecuted, with potentially serious consequences. If a driver is taken to […]
A complete ban on mobile phone use while driving – including hands-free – is long overdue and should be relatively easy to enforce, according to licence checking service Licence Bureau.
The United Pallet Network (UPN) has launched a mobile App, providing customers and depots alike with a track and trace service.
Police are patrolling the M62 in an unmarked HGV in a bid to identify dangerous drivers and cut the number of collisions on the route.