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 […]
A consortium of companies, including Yodel, Menzies Distribution and UPS Healthcare, are managing the collection and delivery of Covid-19 home testing kits into laboratories.
Cargo theft from HGVs rose to pre-pandemic rates in the third quarter of 2020, as the national lockdown came to an end and traffic returned to the roads.
by Jack Semple, RHA, director of policy Cycle safety concerns have come to the boil, as six cyclists were killed in London in just 12 days, four after colliding with HGVs. Tragic, terrible incidents that are the result of problems for which there is no quick fix. And as the RHA has sought to make clear, it is far from just being about trucks – it is about inadequate infrastructure, a range of bad cyclist behaviour and a need for […]