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 […]
Twelve former drivers at North Cumbria haulage firm Ross International have had their HGV licences revoked after they used various devices to falsify their driving records. After driver conduct hearings in Carlisle, Glasgow and Warrington, traffic commissioner for Scotland Joan Aitken and deputy TCs for the North West of England, Patrick Mulvenna and Simon Evans, disqualified the drivers – all from the north of England and Scotland – for between nine and 18 months A joint investigation by DVSA and […]
The claim for compensation against the big six European truck manufacturers for agreeing gross list prices for new vehicles over 7.5 tonnes sold between 1997 and 2011 has reached a crucial point, as the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) will decide early in 2019 which of the competing class actions it will select to go ahead.
A haulage operator has condemned the actions of a parking control firm that targeted one of its trucks on an Enfield industrial estate while the country was in lockdown.