There was a 20% increase in the number of goods vehicle occupant fatalities in Great Britain last year, according to official figures. In 2019, 66 people died in HGV cabs following road traffic accidents, up from 55 the year before. Of this number, the Department for Transport (DfT), said 55 were drivers and 11 were passengers of heavy and light goods vehicles. Overall goods vehicle casualties have shown a decreasing trend, falling by 2% from 5,071 in 2018 to 4,985 […]
West of Scotland Heavy Haulage (WSHH) failed because Police Scotland withdrew its escort service, effectively stopping the wind turbine transport firm from completing its contracts.
The driver of a lorry involved in a fire on the M40 on Friday morning (28 September) has died.