The DVSA has warned HGV drivers they will be slapped with £300 fines and sent to the back of the queue if they are caught violating traffic rules on Kent roads this summer. The enforcement agency said it was expecting a high level of congestion over the next three weekends due to increased summer holiday […]
Civil engineering firm Kier has been fined more than £4.4m after a digger used to load a truck hit overhead powerlines which landed on the M6 in the path of passing vehicles. An HSE investigation also found that in another incident a lorry was hit by an overhead cable brought down by the Kier workers. […]
Over half of LGV operators have a grey Vosa operator compliance risk score (OCRS) for traffic enforcement – meaning that Vosa has insufficient data to award them a red, amber or green score.
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.