Cargo theft from HGVs rose to pre-pandemic rates in the third quarter of 2020, as the national lockdown came to an end and traffic returned to the roads. According to the latest quarterly report on cargo theft from the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS), incidents of cargo theft in the UK rose by 33% in the three months to 31 August compared to the previous quarter. The report, collated by the freight arm of NAVCIS, said of the increase: […]
A new report from the Home Office has suggested theft was the biggest crime suffered by commercial transport and logistics premises during 2012.
Police have highlighted “the sheer number of offences” committed by lorry drivers after officers in Norfolk used an HGV cab to spot offenders.
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.