Over 40% of HGV road accidents in the UK come down to driver error or reaction time, according to an analysis of the latest data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) by smart payment provider Snap. The analysis looked at the average yearly reported HGV road casualties between 2012-2021 which revealed the South East […]
The decision to end licensing restrictions on running longer semi-trailers (LSTs) should prompt hauliers to invest in increased safety technology, according to Brigade Electronics. The government announced earlier this month it was introducing legislation to permit longer lorries up to 18.55 metres following an 11-year road trial. Emily Hardy, marketing manager at Brigade Electronics, said: […]
A “highly experienced” Spanish lorry driver, who had been driving on the UK’s roads for 26 years, has been jailed for two years after killing a man whilst driving in the wrong lane on an A-road.
Oxfordshire arable grower Home Farm (Charlton) Estates has praised its “fantastically versatile” new Mercedes-Benz Unimog for its all-terrain capabilities. Supplied by local dealer Arthur Ibbett, the UGE U430 implement carrier is also one of the first in the UK to be fitted with a comfort steering option, which reduces steering force required at the wheel. […]