An HGV driver who drank whisky and then fell asleep at the wheel before colliding with the central reservation, has lost his licence. Lauri Martel, 40, was arrested by police in a layby on the A1M northbound near Peterborough, after being breathalysed and found to be almost twice the legal drink drive limit. Officers were alerted by the public after Martel’s Scania lorry was seen swerving across the road on Tuesday morning (11 May). Inside the driver’s cab was a […]
Road users not complying with ‘red X’ signs on the motorway should face penalties, the RHA has said, after a Transport Committee report highlighted low levels of compliance with the road safety measure.
Operation Brock in Kent is being retained as an emergency measure that could be rolled out in the future, after the government removed “sunset clauses” from the legislation.
One of France’s top courts has overturned a decision to dismiss charges against cement firm Lafarge for complicity in crimes against humanity in Syria.