HGV service provider AS24 has launched a low-power tracker to combat trailer theft. The ‘FindIT’ device has been developed after an ONS study revealed that thefts involving transport companies increased by 7% last year. The new battery-powered technology features a “low-cost box”, which can be fitted in five minutes, the company said. The device locates the trailer and sends the haulage operator an alert when it is not where it should be. Operators can therefore access information on all their […]
A “highly experienced” Spanish lorry driver, who had been driving on the UK’s roads for 26 years, has been jailed for two years after killing a man whilst driving in the wrong lane on an A-road.
Tructyre ATS is creating 80 new jobs at its customer experience centre in Gateshead.
A demolition company has been fined £200,000 after its cherry picker operator became trapped by his neck between the vehicle platform and the roof of an industrial shed.