The relaxation of rules governing road transport means it is now more important than ever that drivers undertake thorough daily walk around checks and take corrective action where necessary, according to tyre firm Prometeon. The company has produced a five-point checklist to help drivers and operators inspect vehicle tyres and the action needed to ensure HGVs are safe for operation. The issues are uneven wear on the outside of the shoulder; tread damage and cut to cord over 25cm long; […]
Long-awaited industry guidelines on pallet deliveries using tail-lifts have received a mixed reaction from hauliers, some of whom are disappointed that they do not include a weight limit on pallets destined for home addresses.
The upgraded A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon scheme has opened eight months ahead of schedule, speeding up journey times and improving access to and from the UK’s largest container port.
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.