A lorry driver pleaded guilty to causing serious injury to a jogger after he failed to bring in one of the stabilising legs on his flatbed truck. Newcastle Magistrates Court heard that Andrew Brady, 58, failed to withdraw one of the lorry’s stabilising legs before setting off along Cleadon Lane, in Cleadon, South Tyneside. He drove for nearly two thirds of a mile with the leg stretched out above the pavement before it stuck a male runner, who suffered serious […]
Much of James Backhouse’s piece appears to conflate DVSA and the Traffic Commissioners (TCs) together and confuses the role of the regulators (TCs) with that of the enforcement agency (DVSA).
The European Parliament (EP) voted yesterday (15 April) to approve European Commission (EC) proposals to allow more aerodynamic, safer truck designs.
Improved mirrors that eliminate HGV blind spots will become mandatory on newly registered vehicles from July of next year across the EU.