Lorry crime: New training course available for HGV drivers

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Longer semi-trailers given go ahead

The use of longer semi-trailers (LSTs) on Britain’s roads has been given the green light by transport secretary Grant Schapps.

Lorry driver stopped on Motorway for using Lucozade bottle as rear indicator light

This is a funny one for sure and hopefully our readers wouldn’t do anything like this.   A truck was stopped by the police the other day due to one of its indicator lights catching their attention. Let’s just say, it was unusual! The HGV on the M62 near Bradford had its indicator light replaced with a Lucozade bottle, yes exactly, the energy drink you used to drink when you were a kid and unwell. The driver used his initiative and cut into shape and sellotaped the bottle at the back of the lorry’s left indicator. To spot the – no doubt – original bottle of Lucozade was “Traffic Dave”, a traffic cop working for the West Yorkshire Police and often posting eccentric incidents like this on Twitter. He also joked on the social network about the perfect colour match the bottle had wi...[Read More]