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. Andrei Stan (pictured) was found guilty at Reading Crown Court of causing serious injury by dangerous driving after the incident on an unlit stretch of the A4 near Hungerford in February 2019. Thames Valley police said Stan’s trailer was carrying a shipping container and was positioned across the entire carriageway for 51 seconds, […]
North East England haulier Hawthorns Logistics is encouraging other operators to follow its lead and fit alcohol interlock devices to HGVs in an effort to curb concerns over drink driving.
A prime mover in the development of vehicle load security rules has praised pallet networks and their members for their response to the issue.
A North East haulage firm has been fined £200,000 after one of its employees fell from the rear of a shipping container while he was unloading a shipment of steel girders and died.