If there’s a no-deal Brexit, there are some very important things that you should do in order to keep operations running smoothly when driving a HGV.
In the event of a no-deal Brexit, there are many problems that will arise for UK industry almost overnight.
A trial on the busy A9 between Perth and Inverness was conducted by Transport Scotland, producing some very interesting results. The trial focused on raising the speed limit from 40mph to 50mph for HGV drivers in 2015.
The government is worried that a no-deal Brexit will lead to a surge in dogging amongst the lorry driving community, when faced with monolithic tailbacks near the port of Dover.
Tower Hamlets Council are setting up a training course putting lorry drivers firmly in the cyclist saddle to see what dangers cyclists face on busy traffic roads. The seven-hour course includes a spell on two wheels, so HGV drivers see the road from a cyclist’s perspective and understand hazards they face..
A truck which has been covered in graffiti by Banksy were tipped to go for over £1.5 million at auction as collectors from over the world are set to battle out for the acclaimed piece of art when it went under the hammer on 14th September 2019.
Technical problems with the agency’s website prevented driver training records being uploaded in time for the Driver CPC deadline. The agency are asking enforcement officers to “be aware of the outages” and to “act accordingly” when checking a driver’s Driver Qualifications Card (DQC).