An HGV driver high on cannabis ploughed through a lane closure and struck a stationary police car, causing spinal fractures and broken ribs to two officers. Christopher Swain appeared at Lincoln Crown Court on 10 August where he was sentenced for two counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and for being over the prescribed limit for cannabis. He was jailed for two years, disqualified from driving for four years and ordered to retake another driving test. The 38-year-old […]
The RHA is to launch legal action against the major truck manufacturers, after they were found guilty by the European Commission of price fixing and fined €2.9bn (£2.5bn).
Hauliers heading for the Channel crossings in the event of a no-deal Brexit will face a £300 fine if they try to avoid queues by using alternative routes to those designated under Operation Brock. Hauliers without the proper paperwork needed at the border will also be turned back.
Tributes have been paid to a “wonderful” HGV driver who died following a three-vehicle collision on the A12 earlier this month.