An HGV driver found in possession of a stun gun and pepper spray, which he claimed was for his protection after illegal immigrants broke his arm during an attack in France, has been jailed for 18 months. The High Court in Glasgow heard that the stun gun and pepper spray were found during a routine search of Graeme McMurray’s lorry at the P&O Ferry Terminal in Cairnryan, on November 5, 2019. The HGV driver was on his way to Belfast, […]
Ongoing capacity problems at some of the UK’s largest ports has occurred because of the three ‘Cs’ – Covid-19, Christmas and Customs, according to Logistics UK, which warned that delays could persist for months.
The chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport (APPG) has said a push to extend student loans to cover would-be HGV drivers is not dead, despite the government seemingly killing-off the proposal.
Truck drivers in danger of losing their licences because GPs and private providers are no longer carrying out D4 medicals during the COVID-19 pandemic have accused the DVLA of throwing them to the wolves.