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ADR Training: Who Needs It and Why?

ADR Training: Who Needs It and Why? Certain goods transported on Britain’s roads come under a higher grade of scrutiny than those carried under the banner of general haulage; because of the laws governing the carriage of dangerous (hazardous) materials, proper training is essential.Due to the consequences that may follow from the improper handling, packaging...
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HGV accident fatality rates: shortage of roadside facilities is to blame, says Unite

Britain’s largest trade union, Unite, has released shocking statistics highlighting the link between high HGV accident fatality rates and a lack of roadside facilities.   As part of their campaign for more facilities on UK roads, the union published that 109 incidents involving the deaths of lorry drivers and passengers were not fully investigated.  ...
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the earned recognition pilot update is good news for hauliers involved in the scheme

Secure truck stop opens in Scunthorpe

Road haulage industry leaders are registering a win as a brand new 100-vehicle secure truck stop opens in Scunthorpe.   On Woodhouse Road, opposite the British Steel Works, the Scunthorpe Truck Stop offers secure 24-hour parking facilities for HGVs.   Previously, lorry drivers in the Scunthorpe area had to make do with laybys or industrial...
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