A lorry driver has been fined £267 and awarded three penalty points after concrete blocks strapped to the back of his lorry smashed into a £50,000 Tesla car as the truck rounded a corner. Norwich Magistrates’ Court heard that David Terry was driving his lorry on the B1535 at Weston Longville when the load fell off the back of his truck as it rounded a corner, smashing into the Tesla which was being driven by company director Neil Collins, whose […]
Over 2.5 million people died from Covid-19 in 2020, and the world has been galvanised into action by the devastating loss of life. Yet every year, more than one million people lose their lives in road collisions. But, unlike the pandemic, its most significant effect is among children and young adults. Road crashes are the leading cause of death for the 5 to 29 age group.
Two further high-street retailers have been dragged into the row over the penalties applied for untimely deliveries at retailers’ DCs.
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.