HGV driving tests began again this week in England, with Wales choosing to restart them on 27 July. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said that as the country recovers from Covid-19 it could now open up its services to get the economy moving again. Driver training and theory tests for HGVs in England recommenced on 4 July. Examiners will end a vocational test early if a candidate commits either a serious or dangerous fault or a total of 16 driver faults. […]
HGV driver medicals are being suspended by two of the largest providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
An HGV driver who caused the death of an RAF helicopter pilot who had parked up on the M40 to help out following a collision, has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.
A hunt for a refrigerated lorry on the A14 and M11 this week began after three men called the police to say they were suffocating in the back and struggling to breathe.