Police Scotland and the road haulage industry are joining forces in a bid to help truck drivers stay safe this winter, especially when crossing high level and exposed roads and bridges.
Penalties for using mobile phones while driving to be increased next year
If you drive a goods vehicle in the UK you’ll know about the limits to driving hours and enforced rest hours. If you don’t know about these then you need to learn quickly because going over the limits could land you in hot water. These are here for your safety and the safety of other road users, driving a HGV whilst tired turns it into a dangerous weapon and any accident could have lethal consequences. It’s important that these rules are taken seriously.