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 […]
The FTA has welcomed the advent of “improved” mirrors for new HGVs from next year, describing them as a commonsense approach to boosting road safety.
The hearing to decide whether compensation claims can go ahead against the big six European truck manufacturers for fixing the list prices of certain vehicles will be heard in June.
The industry has begun making plans to mitigate the effects of Covid-19, but hauliers have told motortransport.co.uk they also need the government to provide more regular updates on the spread of the virus.