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 […]
Government plans to make HGV drivers bear the greatest responsibility for road safety have been condemned as “extremely dangerous” by the RHA this week.
Average truck operating costs have risen by a massive 75% since September 2000 while reported haulage rates were only 23% higher in July 2013 than back then, new cost figures from the RHA have shown.
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