The lack of a hard shoulder on the M25 contributed to the death of two women who were killed when an Eddie Stobart lorry driver crashed his truck into a broken down car parked in the left hand lane, a court has heard. Chelmsford Crown Court heard that Sevim Uston, 49, and Ayse Uston, 68, died after being hit by the articulated lorry as they took refuge behind the motorway barrier between junction 27 and 26 near Waltham Abbey, after […]
The FTA and RHA are at odds over a decision by the government to spend a further £44.5m on security for the Port of Calais.
Two closures of the M6 in Staffordshire due to HGVs catching fire just days apart buck the trend for lorry-related accidents – which have plummeted in the last decade according to official figures.
Van operators are being urged to improve maintenance arrangements and safety to avoid being bought into the O-licensing regime.