An HGV driver was caught holding two mobile phones – one to each ear – as he drove along the M4 in his 44-tonne vehicle. The incident was one of more than 100 offences Avon and Somerset police spotted last week on motorways and described as “appalling, unacceptable and dangerous”. It was captured on camera by officers as they patrolled in an HGV cab on loan from Highways England. The police also spotted a 3.5-tonne vehicle illegally towing a trailer […]
There is to be no mandatory registration and testing scheme for trailers, after a review found human error is a far more common reason for serious incidents.
An alleged online scam that is said to have cheated around ten hauliers out of thousands of pounds of payment for loads taken from Europe to the UK has been referred to the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau.
The FTA’s attempt to liaise with 32 council leaders in Scotland to ensure plans for increased urban pedestrian and cycling routes do not hamper city centre deliveries has fallen on deaf ears.