The number of goods vehicle drivers found breaking laws regarding mobile phone use at the wheel, speeding and not wearing a seatbelt during a week-long operation in Norfolk was described as “shocking” by police. Officers once again took to roads in the east of England in an unmarked HGV earlier this month to focus on offences committed by lorry drivers. The tractor unit provides an ideal vantage point for the police to look directly into lorry cabs, with supporting officers […]
A planning appeal by developers wanting to overhaul vehicle movements at a controversial warehouse in Milton Keynes so that lorries could operate 24/7 has been dismissed.
Reuse services union GMB London has called for immediate social distancing measures to be put in place to ensure the safety of refuse service staff.
The industry has begun making plans to mitigate the effects of Covid-19, but hauliers have told motortransport.co.uk they also need the government to provide more regular updates on the spread of the virus.