North East England haulier Hawthorns Logistics is encouraging other operators to follow its lead and fit alcohol interlock devices to HGVs in an effort to curb concerns over drink driving. The Washington-based firm installed the interlock devices to its fleet of 28 trucks and is now working with medical tech company Draeger Safety UK to show how fleet operators can be proactive in stopping drink driving. The move follows a recent report from road safety charity PACTS, which concluded that […]
The new owner of Osborne Motor Transport is looking to grow the firm’s turnover by £1m to £4.5m over the next three years, expand its newly liveried fleet and move to new premises.
Just one week after Welsh haulier Mansel Davies had its licence revoked by the traffic commissioner for falsifying maintenance records its directors have been granted a new licence to run the business under the name of MDS Distribution Limited.
The freight arm of the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS) is on the hunt for industry partners to help it tackle rapidly rising levels of cargo theft from lorries.