Time is running out for HGV drivers and operators to oppose government plans to make lorry drivers legally liable in the event of a collision, the RHA warned this week. The association is calling on the industry to respond to a consultation document on proposed changes to the Highway Code, before the consultation period comes to an end next week (27 October). It warns that if the proposed changes go ahead they will put much greater responsibility on HGV drivers […]
The RHA and FTA have warned that hauliers operating under the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) face extra costs and unnecessary legislation if proposed changes go ahead.
The Midlands will need 76 low and zero emission fuel refuelling stations by 2040 if it is to meet growing demand from operators in the region for alternative fuels and meet statutory zero carbon targets.
Aldi Stores has been fined £1m after a driver needed two toes amputated following an incident with a powered pallet truck.