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What the UK’s new mobile phone laws mean ...

Jun 07, 2022No Comments

Fleet managers and drivers are still not fully up to speed about the use of mobile phones while driving.   The introduction of new laws

Driver texting on mobile phone

Transport Secretary declares “zero tolera...

Mar 25, 2022Comments off

From today, motorists are breaking the law if they use a handheld mobile phone behind the wheel for any use, including to take photos or

CSG Tanker beside fuel storage tanks

Red Diesel: Warning to users to get their t...

Mar 18, 2022Comments off

National waste management experts CSG have issued a warning to users of red diesel to ensure any surplus fuel in storage tanks is collected and

DVSA issues number plate concealment update

Feb 07, 2022Comments off

The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is advising haulage operators that it is aware of a minority of operators who are deliberately attempting to

Van driver with sat nav

Almost half of van drivers risking £200 fi...

Feb 01, 2022Comments off

Almost half of van drivers are risking a £200 fine and six penalty points on their licence as a result of using a sat nav

The Highway Code

Changes to The Highway Code

Jan 28, 2022Comments off

From tomorrow, 29 January 2022, rules for all types of road users will be updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of people

Licence suspended after disqualified transp...

Dec 01, 2021Comments off

A disqualified transporter operator helping to run Solid Scaffolding resulted in the firm almost losing its licence. The company had its licence curtailed to just

Driver using a mobile phone

Any use of handheld mobile phone while driv...

Nov 19, 2021Comments off

Police will soon be able to more easily prosecute drivers using a hand-held mobile phone at the wheel, after the Government strengthens existing laws to

A confusion of road signs

Highway Code confusion

Nov 08, 2021Comments off

Changes are expected to be made to the Highway Code in early 2022 which will introduce a ‘hierarchy of road users’, with more vulnerable users

migrant smuggling

Lorry driver jailed over failed migrant smu...

Jun 14, 2021Comments off

A Turkish lorry driver has been jailed for two-and-a-half years after pleading guilty to attempting to smuggle 17 migrants out of the UK in the