Dozens of HGVs stopped on the M25 were for mobile phone offences ahead of changes to the law to make the use of handheld devices at the wheel as socially unacceptable as drink driving. A week-long operation by Surrey Police patrolling the orbital motorway involved pulling over 115 goods vehicles, 43 of which were HGVs. From today (24 March), drivers are breaking the law if they use handheld mobile phones behind the wheel for any use, including to take photos […]
A lorry driver was stopped by the police patrolling the M5 after he was observed watching a Formula 1 documentary on his mobile phone while behind the wheel.
Felixstowe-based logistics business Prologic has submitted plans for a new lorry park to be built near to the Suffolk container terminal, which it said would ease pressure on the A14 if Operation Stack was required.
There has been an “explosion” in demand among HGV drivers for D4 medicals, with waiting times increasing and adding another obstacle to resolving the driver crisis.