An HGV driver who abandoned his unhitched trailer on a roundabout to buy alcohol at a supermarket has been jailed. Robert Fego, 48, was arrested and charged with drink driving after blowing more than three times the legal drink drive limit at the roadside in Harwich, Essex. Police were called to Europa Way at around 3pm on 20 April following reports that a lorry trailer had become unhitched on a roundabout after it left Harwich Port. Essex Police said it […]
Trailblazer group requests procedural review of apprenticeship funding after only £6,000 offered to employers
The road haulage Trailblazer Group (TBG) is seeking a procedural review after being informed that just £6,000 has been allocated to fund two new LGV Driver Apprenticeships by the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education (IFATE).
The DVLA appears to have postponed plans to abolish the driving licence paper counterpart from 1 January, yielding to concerns the new system would introduce unnecessary complexities.