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; […]
Pall-Ex has achieved a silver award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for health and safety performance.
Truckers hit back at being “slated and stereotyped” after council warns major lorry park is to close
A county Durham truckstop is being closed down at the end of the month due to complaints over anti-social behaviour and health and safety concerns.
The government will not introduce “knee jerk” regulations requiring trucks to be fitted with additional cycle safety equipment such as detectors or cameras without scientific evidence that they are effective, roads and freight minister Robert Goodwill MP has pledged.