Nearly half of all overhead power line incidents last year were caused by haulage firms, according to UK Power Networks (UKPN). The energy firm has now launched a campaign to remind people working near power lines to concentrate on their safety and plan properly. It said the four groups with the highest number of safety incidents during the past five years have been road hauliers, farmers, tree surgeons and builders. But hauliers have by far the most number, with 44% […]
Border Force will have prevented the entry of 80,000 migrants by the end of 2015, it has predicted.
Reason Transport is due to appear at High Wycombe Magistrates Court on 28 August to face charges in connection to the death of HGV driver Petru Pop in November 2016.
Fair Fuel UK has renewed its call for the government to cut fuel duty to spur the struggling economy, after the Bank of England slashed its UK growth forecast for 2012 to close to zero. Quentin Wilson, national spokesman for FairFuelUK, says: “Growth is paralysed so it’s time the government looked at cutting fuel duty to stimulate activity. If we spend less on fuel tax, we’ll spend more on other things.” Wilson argues fuel duty is one of the last […]