Police have released footage of an HGV driver holding two mobile phones, one to each ear, as he drove along the M5. The footage was filmed by officers in an unmarked National Highways truck and has been released this week ahead of the latest operation to monitor lorry drivers on the M4 and M5 motorways. The incident, which took place between junctions 18 and 17 of the M5 earlier this year, is one of over 21,000 offences recorded by officers […]
The MD of Tuffnells Parcels Express has said the company takes any instances of non-compliance with the drivers’ hours rules very seriously after three of its drivers admitted falsifying tachograph records.
HGV driver jailed for carrying stun gun “for protection” after attack by illegal immigrants in France
An HGV driver found in possession of a stun gun and pepper spray, which he claimed was for his protection after illegal immigrants broke his arm during an attack in France, has been jailed for 18 months.
With an improving economy and subsequent pressure for operators to improve pay, it’s been a year of hard negotiation for many, and in some cases road transport businesses and even the DVSA have had to contend with industrial action including strikes. Motortransport.co.uk looks back at a year of disputes.