Crimestoppers is appealing to hauliers to help stop people smuggling with the launch of a hard-hitting campaign. The campaign – “Say no to people smuggling” – is calling on HGV drivers to report any suspicious activity they see and follows the recent jailing of seven men for a total of 92 years following the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants who suffocated in the back of a refrigerated trailer whilst being smuggled into the UK. The 39 victims, including two teenagers, […]
The relaxation of drivers’ hours rules has been extended until 30 December, in response to crippling port congestion, Covid-19 and “unusual demand patterns”.
Police rescued 18 people from the back of a refrigerated lorry near Peterborough on Tuesday (23 February), less than a week after a similar incident on the A14.
Musicians have joined forces with concert hauliers to urge Boris Johnson to ensure the survival of the events haulage industry amid new post-Brexit trade restrictions.