A “highly experienced” Spanish lorry driver, who had been driving on the UK’s roads for 26 years, has been jailed for two years after killing a man whilst driving in the wrong lane on an A-road. Cambridge Crown Court heard that Jose Galdon-Donate from Murcia had been driving for about a mile on the A505 near Duxford around 3.45 am on 2 February, when his refrigerated Mercedes truck hit a car driven by Vasile Chiorean, 48, who died at the […]
A row has erupted between tipper drivers in Wales and their former employer Hanson after the construction supplier agreed to transfer the work to Manchester operator Gerrards of Swinton.
Over 200 Hanson lorry drivers and engineers are set to vote on strike action after rejecting a 2.5% pay offer from the company on the grounds that, with inflation running at 3.9%, the offer constitutes a pay cut.
Tens of thousands of illegal immigrants continue to arrive into the UK hidden inside HGVs, contradicting theories that tighter port security is forcing them to travel by boat instead, according to a research group.