Police have highlighted “the sheer number of offences” committed by lorry drivers after officers in Norfolk used an HGV cab to spot offenders. The vast majority of vehicles pulled over on the A14, A11, A12 and A47 during the five-day operation earlier this month were HGVs and smaller goods vehicles, with offences including not wearing a seatbelt; using a mobile phone; insecure loads; construction and use and drivers’ hours. In total, 307 offences were detected as part of Operation Tramline […]
Wiltshire-based waste management, plant hire and civil engineering company MJ Church has partnered with Electra Commercial Vehicles to create a zero emission all-electric commercial waste collection truck, which it has launched this week.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) – also still known separately as the Driving Standards Agency and Vosa – has said it is not surprised that under 10% of respondents to its recent Driver CPC consultation felt the new qualification had significantly improved road safety.
A Glasgow operator has been disqualified and had his licence revoked after a traffic commissioner heard about “the worst case of breaching the drivers’ hours rules” he’d ever seen.