Law & Legislation

HGV driver using mobile phone jailed for ca...

Jan 13, 2022No Comments

A truck driver has been jailed for more than eight years after his HGV struck multiple vehicles, killing three people. Ion Onut was trawling dating sites

Autonomous Car

Are British roads capable of catering for a...

Jan 12, 2022No Comments

This year, the UK became the first country to allow self-driving cars on motorways at low speed. The country is making incredible progress in the

UK Border Control

Traffic commissioners offer guidance on new...

Jan 10, 2022No Comments

The traffic commissioners have made operators aware of the help and advice available about new customs rules that came into effect at the beginning of

A van in Europe

Information for operators of LGVs that trav...

Jan 07, 2022No Comments

From 21 May 2022, operators or users of vans or other light goods vehicles over 2.5 tonnes and up to 3.5 tonnes in weight for

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Crimestoppers: Rising threat of drug drivin...

Dec 15, 2021Comments off

Independent charity Crimestoppers, in partnership with D.tec International, has launched a new national campaign to target those who get behind the wheel and drug drive.

Cyclists in London

Government gets Highway Code changes underw...

Dec 10, 2021Comments off

A new hierarchy of road users, where those who can do the greatest harm have the greatest responsibility, has been included in changes to the

Lorry at Border Control

How to prepare your business for a post-Bre...

Dec 03, 2021Comments off

The 52,000 vacancies in the transport and storage industry, mainly HGV drivers, have put an immense strain on imports this Christmas season, but it is

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Millions of UK motorists overcharged £150 ...

Nov 29, 2021Comments off

On Monday 29 November at 10:30am, the hearing to deal with the application for a Collective Proceedings Order (CPO) in the Mark McLaren legal action

Truck pricing cartel class action claim rea...

Nov 22, 2021Comments off

A class action law suit seeking compensation from major European truck manufacturers for price fixing has reached 125 members. Law firm Edwin Coe says the

HGV driver

Haulier left ‘baffled’ after DV...

Nov 22, 2021Comments off

The DVSA insisted a list of operators committing drivers’ hours offences that it released during road safety week was correct after an operator told motortransport.co.uk it should