A lorry driver was allegedly dragged from his cab on the A19 last week by the occupants of a Mercedes car before an attempt was made to assault him. Police are now appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage of the incident, which occurred at around 6.25pm on the northbound A-road near to Billingham on Monday 19 April. Cleveland police said the blue Mercedes pulled across the carriageway, stopping the HGV on a slip road near to Wolviston interchange, before the […]
An HGV driver has been disqualified for 26 months following a collision on the A140 in Suffolk after he was found to be more than four times over the drink drive limit.
The reborn TruckPol intelligence service is gaining momentum and financial backing, according to National Business Crime Forum (NBCF) vice-chairwoman Jean Mountain. Mountain, who chaired a second meeting of the forum, which has resurrected TruckPol, told MT the Business Crime Intelligence Bureau, which works alongside the NBCF, had begun feeding information about freight crime through to the RHA as planned. The NBCF itself, meanwhile, is due to lobby MPs at the House of Commons on 22 November. The forum has attracted […]
It could be another 18 months before claims for damages from thousands of hauliers in relation to the truck manufacturers’ price-fixing cartel are resolved, according to a lawyer involved in the case.