Police in Kent seized a truck after the driver was stopped and arrested in connection with a robbery of scrap metal in Chatham. Rural officers were out working with local partners to tackle fly-tippers when they came across a suspicious vehicle on 27 May. Kent police said the 23-year-old driver was arrested in connection with a robbery that had taken place earlier that day. It involved two victims who said they had been threatened with a hammer and robbed of […]
As cities globally seek to improve air quality, attention has turned to road transport and its role in eliminating harmful emissions. London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone and the planned roll-out of regional clean air zones in cities will see operators hit with strict regulations for mitigating the environmental impact of their fleets.
The reborn TruckPol intelligence service is gaining momentum and financial backing, according to National Business Crime Forum (NBCF) vice-chairwoman Jean Mountain. Mountain, who chaired a second meeting of the forum, which has resurrected TruckPol, told MT the Business Crime Intelligence Bureau, which works alongside the NBCF, had begun feeding information about freight crime through to the RHA as planned. The NBCF itself, meanwhile, is due to lobby MPs at the House of Commons on 22 November. The forum has attracted […]
Environmental Waste Management has taken delivery of five new Mercedes-Benz Arocs 2633 tankers.