An “extremely dangerous and selfish” HGV driver was so drunk behind the wheel, it took 16 hours in custody before he was in a fit state to be questioned, according to police. Polish national Petro Dziadevuch (pictured), 65, was jailed for 16 weeks after he was spotted on the A1 driving his loaded 44-tonne refrigerated lorry by two other lorry drivers who were concerned about his erratic and unsafe driving. They both used their own vehicles to bring Dziadevuch to […]
A German truck driver has been jailed for 19 years after he attempted to bring almost half a tonne of cocaine into the UK hidden in his lorry load of tyres.
The government has clarified its response to a petition demanding councils and major developers take into account HGV welfare facilities when deciding applications, acknowledging that professional drivers have been let down.
Van operators are being urged to improve maintenance arrangements and safety to avoid being bought into the O-licensing regime.