Britain’s most bashed bridge lived up to its unenviable title this week after an HGV smashed into the structure and closed part of the A5. Watling Street Bridge near Hinckley in Leicestershire was named as the most-struck rail bridge in the country last year after Network Rail recorded 25 collisions in just 12 months. On Tuesday (27 April) at around 4.25am police received a report from a member of the public of a lorry having struck the bridge again. The […]
Road safety organisation Brake has urged firms to implement a zero-tolerance approach to at-work drink and drug driving, after a survey suggested fewer than half would dismiss an employee for driving when over the legal alcohol limit.
A radical plan to resolve a huge backlog in driving tests for HGV drivers is needed when the doors open again to candidates next week, according to the Logistics Skills Network (LSN).
HGV driver medicals are being suspended by two of the largest providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.