SmartWitness UK said it had found non-UK hauliers “really frustrated” by the Direct Vision Standard scheme and many were still looking to boycott London rather than shell out thousands of pounds to make their fleets compliant. However, it added that their stance could prove beneficial to UK hauliers who are ready for the safety scheme, which comes into force on 1 March. “The result has been that many south-east based haulage firms who have done their compliance with us are […]
Blackpool-based aggregates haulier and earthworks contractor Fox Brothers has acquired Clive Hurt Plant Hire for an undisclosed sum.
An HGV driver who abandoned his unhitched trailer on a roundabout to buy alcohol at a supermarket has been jailed.
Ambitious plans to install thousands of miles of bike lanes in England in a drive to make the nation fitter must not be at the expense of kerbside deliveries, Logistics UK has urged.