A “totally avoidable” fatal collision between an artic and an 89-year-old pedestrian has resulted in a 12-month suspended prison sentence and disqualification for the driver. Stephen Bedder was also ordered to carry out 150 hours unpaid work when he appeared at Norwich Crown Court last week (7 May) after being found guilty of causing death by careless driving at an earlier hearing. He had been driving a Renault tractor unit with an articulated trailer in May 2018 when he came […]
A traffic commissioner has warned operators that their repute is in jeopardy if they have improperly obtained coronavirus relief loans, after finding one haulier wrongly received £50,000.
Training to help HGV drivers avoid cargo theft launched by NAVCIS and surveillance experts AnteVorte
The National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS) has joined forces with surveillance experts AnteVorte Group to give HGV drivers training to avoid becoming victims of freight crime.
Two closures of the M6 in Staffordshire due to HGVs catching fire just days apart buck the trend for lorry-related accidents – which have plummeted in the last decade according to official figures.