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Lorry drivers will need permit to access Kent post-Brexit

Michael Gove reveals lorry drivers will need a ‘border pass’ to enter Kent under post-Brexit port arrangements as he admits chaos could see 7,000 lorries queued at Dover Michael Gove revealed lorry drivers will need permit to access Kent post-Brexit He also set out Government’s ‘reasonable worst-case scenario’ for border chaos That would see a … Read more Lorry drivers will need permit to access Kent post-Brexit

Tesla hit with complete network outage, leaving drivers unable to connect to cars using mobile app

Tesla goes down (and not just the share price!) Electric car maker is hit with complete network outage, leaving drivers unable to connect to their cars using mobile app and staff blocked from processing orders Tesla has been hit by complete network outage starting around 11am ET Internal systems are down, making it impossible for … Read more Tesla hit with complete network outage, leaving drivers unable to connect to cars using mobile app

Uber boss blames ‘gang of fraudsters’ after 14,000 trips were made by bogus drivers, court hears

Uber boss blames ‘gang of sophisticated fraudsters’ after 14,000 trips were made by bogus drivers, court hears as taxi app appeals TfL’s refusal to renew its operating licence Uber boss Jamie Heywood said company was ‘transparent’ and ‘open’ with TfL He said Uber was trying to work out how unauthorised drivers exploited system Mr Heywood … Read more Uber boss blames ‘gang of fraudsters’ after 14,000 trips were made by bogus drivers, court hears

Police use unmarked HGV to snare reckless lorry drivers

Reckless drivers have been caught using FaceTime and watching movies at the wheel by police officers who patrolled the M40 in unmarked lorries.   The law-breaking motorists were captured on film by Warwickshire Police as part of Operation Tramline, a national campaign in which officers use HGVs to locate drivers who could pose a risk on … Read more Police use unmarked HGV to snare reckless lorry drivers

Dramatic moment black cab drivers heckle and chase Sadiq Khan and accuse him of ‘destroying London’

Sadiq Khan was heckled by London black cab drivers outside City Hall to shouts ‘of Destroyer of London’ today as the Mayor’s war on motorists sabotages the capital’s route to recovery.  Video shows Mr Khan walking to his office to the backdrop of angry London black cab drivers as a furious crowd gathered outside City … Read more Dramatic moment black cab drivers heckle and chase Sadiq Khan and accuse him of ‘destroying London’

Bizarre ‘road war’ erupts as Transit van and BMW drivers try to ram each other out of the way

Bizarre ‘road war’ erupts as Transit van and BMW drivers try to ram each other out of the way on a residential street The Transit van and BMW drivers approach each other on street in Dunkinfield Drivers refuse to give way to each other and drive vehicles into each other Smoke from tyres and fumes … Read more Bizarre ‘road war’ erupts as Transit van and BMW drivers try to ram each other out of the way

Suspected migrant is caught in British tourist’s ROOF BOX when drivers hear thumping sounds

A suspected migrant was found hiding in a tourist’s roof box this morning when drivers heard thumping sounds at a Kent service station. The shocked driver was parked at Maidstone Services, after travelling back from Calais through the Eurotunnel, when a group of concerned motorists gathered after hearing a ‘thumping sound’ coming from the car’s … Read more Suspected migrant is caught in British tourist’s ROOF BOX when drivers hear thumping sounds

Amazon stops smartphone-in-trees plot setup by contract drivers to nab new deliveries faster

Amazon appears to have foiled a scheme setup by rogue contract drivers that gave them first dibs on new deliveries at a Whole Foods store in the Chicago area. Some Amazon Flex drivers were ‘gaming the system’ by hanging smartphones in trees near the store, as the app uses proximity when choosing drivers to carry out … Read more Amazon stops smartphone-in-trees plot setup by contract drivers to nab new deliveries faster

Lewis Hamilton MISSES line-up of Formula One drivers taking the knee before Italian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton MISSES Formula One’s anti-racism display before the Italian Grand Prix as he’s caught running late to take the knee – leaving a hole in the line-up of drivers Six-time F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton was late to the anti-racism message Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel was also not present as drivers took the knee … Read more Lewis Hamilton MISSES line-up of Formula One drivers taking the knee before Italian Grand Prix

AA blasts London council that fines drivers £130 for using public roads for trying to make money

The AA has criticised an affluent London council that is fining drivers for using public roads, accusing it of ‘just trying to raise revenues’. Hammersmith and Fulham council, nestled in the fashionable west of the capital, is slapping motorists who drive down five residential roads in a neighbourhood adjoining the river Thames with a £130 … Read more AA blasts London council that fines drivers £130 for using public roads for trying to make money