A new campaign designed to encourage drivers to ‘go left’ if they break down on the motorway has been launched by Highways England.
The UK’s haulage industry has warned that the disruption to Britain’s trade is not going away.
A new government-funded report has recommended that the drink-drive limit in England and Wales is lowered. Increased alcohol consumption coupled with reduced traffic-police numbers during the pandemic mean tougher rules surrounding drink-driving are required, reports Auto Express.
New proposals being drafted by the Department for Transport (DfT) could give local councils more powers to issue penalty fines to motorists.
There’s something about truck drivers and their trucks that’s appealed to certain film makers. The possibilities are endless. The struggling truck driver trying to turn his life around. The straight-laced trucker who gets caught up in the criminal underworld of trucking. Or what about the wronged truck driver who is out to get revenge by any means necessary? All classic film storylines, but with a trucking twist to them… Some might argue that a trucker watching a film about trucking is too much like a busman’s holiday. For others, there’s something deeply comforting about watching something that’s so familiar, yet still provides that sense of escape. (FYI: we’re talking about the familiarity of life on the road rather than the familiarity of criminals, corruption and revenge… A...[Read More]