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 […]
The relaxation of drivers’ hours rules has been extended until 30 December, in response to crippling port congestion, Covid-19 and “unusual demand patterns”.
More than 60 cargo thefts from trucks have been reported since the beginning of 2021, amounting to over £1m worth of goods stolen, according to the latest figures from the freight division of the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS).
DHL Supply Chain has urged striking delivery drivers and warehouse staff in Liverpool to observe social distancing measures after it was blamed for calling out the police “at least 10 times”.