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Kent Police warns drivers to avoid hard shoulder

Kent Police has urged drivers to plan their rest breaks around suitable HGV parking or risk facing fines of up to £1,000 as it continues to battle the problem of foreign-registered vehicles parking on motorway hard shoulders. 

Crew braking system to halt runaway trucks

Vision Techniques has designed an emergency braking system for HGVs in response to the Glasgow refuse lorry tragedy that killed six people in December 2014.    

Updated container weights rules to set sail in July

Container hauliers will need to understand the consequences of arriving at a port without documentation that verifies the gross mass of a container when updated container weights legislation comes into effect this summer.

Eight arrested on fuel theft charges

Eight men have been arrested and more than 55,000 litres of fuel seized in a series of raids in the North West and Northern Ireland on a suspected smuggling ring.     

Dartford toll enforcement generates 57% revenue rise

New enforcement measures brought into operation as part of the introduction of the Dart Charge at the Dartford Crossing in November 2014 helped generate a 57% rise in revenue in the year to 31 March 2015, Highways England has said.