TW Bowler Heavy Haulage said the “unforseeable failure of a hydraulic component” led to a 105-tonne concrete section of a flyover in Leeds falling off its trailer during demolition works over the weekend. The beam had been removed on Friday night (15 May) as part of Balfour Beatty’s £31m A64 flyover replacement works in Leeds city centre. According to Leeds City Council, the section fell from its resting position onto the ground after being placed on the specialist trailer, ready […]
A campaign group protesting about the government’s continued rollout of smart motorways will carry a long procession of burial coffins to the department for transport’s office building next week.
Hauliers left to find out their own Direct Vision Standard ratings, after TfL surrenders responsibility
The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) ratings for Euro-6 trucks are now available, but in an unexpected twist TfL has placed the burden of finding out what they are onto the shoulders of hauliers and truck manufacturers.
Fleet managers have revealed that vehicle cameras and CCTV technology are cutting incident reports by almost a third and personal injury claims by almost a half.