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Diggers get to work on enormous Kent lorry park

Preparing for Brexit: Diggers get to work on enormous Kent lorry park that will spread across 27 acres with room for 2,000 trucks in case of mass hold-ups if UK leaves EU with no trade deal Development near Junction 10a in Ashford, Kent remains under construction  Site will be used for HMRC customs checks and … Read more Diggers get to work on enormous Kent lorry park

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

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

Vietnam jails four smugglers over Essex migrant lorry deaths

Vietnam has jailed four people for helping to smuggle 39 of the country’s citizens to the UK – where they suffocated to death in the back of a lorry. Nguyen Quoc Thanh, 26, Nguyen Thi Thuy Hoa, 36, Tran Dinh Truong, 35, and Nguyen Xuan Trieu, 24, were sentenced to a total of 51 years in prison … Read more Vietnam jails four smugglers over Essex migrant lorry deaths

Man dies and child, 11, is left fighting for life after lorry smashes into house 

Man dies and child, 11, fights for life in hospital where his father is also injured after lorry smashes into house Police were called to the scene in Kidbrooke, south east London , around 8am Lorry driver was declared dead at the scene after vehicle crashed into a building  Police say 11-year-old child taken to … Read more Man dies and child, 11, is left fighting for life after lorry smashes into house 

Tory councillor attends Zoom virtual meeting while driving LORRY

Fury as Tory councillor tunes into Zoom for a virtual cabinet meeting while driving a LORRY Councillor David Brown looked at and adjusted the device on several occasions Lincolnshire Police and Boston Borough Council are investigating the matter Lorry drivers can be fined maximum of £2,500 if caught using hand-held device By Sabi Phagura for MailOnline … Read more Tory councillor attends Zoom virtual meeting while driving LORRY

Two lanes of the M4 motorway had to be closed after lorry spills three tons of pilau rice

Better Tikka diversion! Two lanes of M4 motorway are closed after lorry spills five pallets of PILAU RICE Almost three tons of pilau rice  fell off the truck and were spilled all over M4  Wiltshire police officers shared the photos on social media and said ‘smells nice’  Two lanes of the motorway are closed and … Read more Two lanes of the M4 motorway had to be closed after lorry spills three tons of pilau rice

Lorry firm is ordered to be shut down after bosses lied to public inquiry into death of young doctor

Lorry firm is ordered to be shut down after bosses lied to public inquiry into death of young doctor who was killed when she was knocked off her bike by driver S&J Transport was told to close three years after Suzanna Bull was fatally injured Robert Bradbury was jailed for 21 months for causing death … Read more Lorry firm is ordered to be shut down after bosses lied to public inquiry into death of young doctor

Lorry driver jailed for 12 years after police found £1.25million of heroin inside delivery of CRISPS

Foiled! Lorry driver is jailed for 12 years after police found £1.25million of heroin stashed inside delivery of CRISPS after stopping vehicle in Essex port Dariusz Urban, 49, was caught as he drove lorry into Harwich International Port Border Force officers found 25kg of heroin hidden in a cover load of crisps Mr Urban, from … Read more Lorry driver jailed for 12 years after police found £1.25million of heroin inside delivery of CRISPS

Lorry driver who killed boy, 14, and teaching assistant, 50, jailed for almost nine years

James Majury, 33, (pictured) was today jailed for eight years and 10 months after killing two people in a multi-vehicle collision on the M58 in Lancashire in January 2019 while checking his Facebook An HGV driver who killed a boy, 14, and a teaching assistant, 50, after ploughing into a minibus while checking Facebook has … Read more Lorry driver who killed boy, 14, and teaching assistant, 50, jailed for almost nine years