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DVSA offers advice on how sideguards should be fitted

Following the launch of the Safer Lorry Scheme in London last year, which required most HGVs entering the capital to be equipped with sideguards as well as close proximity mirrors to protect pedestrians and cyclists, the DVSA has published guidance on how sideguards should be fitted.

MKF Transport facing winding up petition

Kibworth Harcourt, Leicester-registered vehicle operator MKF Transport Ltd had a winding-up petition lodged against it by creditor United Pallet Network (UK) earlier this month.

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.