Warwickshire Police using a Highways England HGV detected 211 driving offences during a five-day operation between 14-18 September. One HGV driver was apprehended driving on the hard shoulder at over 50mph whilst at the same time using his mobile phone. Another driver was caught reading his delivery notes as he drove at 70mph on the M40, whilst a third was apprehended watching TV on a laptop whilst travelling on the M40 at nearly 60mph. For two drivers, the offences were […]
O’Donovan Waste Disposal’s latest three Mercedes-Benz Econic units give the North London operator what is believed to be the largest fleet of direct vision skip-loaders in the UK.
TfL has admitted it is “disappointed” that only 16 London Boroughs are currently Fors-accredited, and that a number of London Boroughs and other bodies including the Metropolitan Police continue to use sub-contractors who are not Fors-accredited.
Trade associations have welcomed London Councils’ decision not to introduce mandatory fitting of sideguards and class V and VI close-proximity mirrors aspart of its London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS).