The government has clarified its response to a petition demanding councils and major developers take into account HGV welfare facilities when deciding applications, acknowledging that professional drivers have been let down. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) was told by the petitions committee to provide a revised response after it attracted more than 10,000 signatures. The petition called for legislation to force councils to include secure lorry parking, as well as refreshment and washing facilities when allowing […]
Cullimore Group’s MD has called for haulage to get the support and recognition it deserves as the industry gears up for the RHA’s National Lorry Week.
An HGV driver who attempted a U-turn on a “dark and foggy” road, resulting in a collision with a police car, has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.
An uninsured HGV driver whose licence had been revoked has been jailed for more than three years after his vehicle struck and killed a cyclist in Derby.