Automatically treating HGV drivers found with stowaways in their vehicles as suspects in a criminal investigation is “a troubling development” amounting to an assumption of guilt, according to a transport lawyer. Chris Powell, associate solicitor at Rotheras, said a policy change by the police following the deaths of 39 migrants hidden inside a trailer in Essex would make lorry drivers’ lives more difficult as a result. Powell was commenting following confirmation by Essex Police that it had overturned the procedures […]
The time limit for downloading data from a digital tachograph is to be extended from the current 56 days to 90 days by the end of this year, the DfT has confirmed.
The government has today (7 October) set out further details around the creation of a number of Freeports across the UK to create jobs, drive investment and regenerate communities.
Currie Solutions Group has made its third acquisition in 18 months with the purchase of Laser Transport International. It said the latest acquisition added a prime location in Kent, as well as new hubs in Coventry and Swindon to the group’s expanding network, which also includes sites in Holland and France.