Police pulled over an HGV driver on the M20 and fined him £100 after he was spotted with a laptop balanced on his dashboard. He was one of 18 lorry and van drivers stopped in a week-long operation earlier this month by officers in Kent using an unmarked HGV to patrol motorways and A roads and record motorist offences. Other offences spotted by the police included using a mobile phone, not wearing a seatbelt, speeding, not being in proper control […]
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.
P&O Ferries has launched a new initiative providing free food, shopping discounts and cabin upgrades to freight drivers.
As work begins this week to close off major routes in London to lorries, cars, vans, hauliers are calling for lorries to be exempt from the ban.