Solicitors Smith Bowyer Clarke (SBC) said it was currently dealing with 10 cases per week where hauliers were seeking legal advice after receiving fines for having stowaways inside their vehicles. It comes as vehicle security firm TrailerLock warned that attempts to stowaway inside unsecure trailers had increased due to the significant rise in unaccompanied freight amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Motor Transport has highlighted several cases where illegal immigrants were discovered hidden inside HGV trailers this year. In one incident, 18 […]
The RHA has announced that the sign-up process for its new Customs Brokerage Service for international hauliers will begin on 1 November 2020.
Leicestershire Police are appealing for witnesses after an HGV driver was assaulted following an altercation at a red light at Junction 22 on the M1.
Concerns over the driver shortage and continuing growth in the economy could lead to above-inflation pay rises for 2015, the FTA has suggested.