Volvo FM12 tow truck - Used Truck of the Day

Used Truck of the Day is a Volvo FM12 recovery tow truck.

This 380hp 6X2 has a Globetrotter sleeper cab, 12-speed manual gearbox and mid-lift axle.

It has six side lockers, rear LEF work lights, and a hydraulic truck recovery system.

You can see the full advert here.

Truck driver narrowly avoids crash with Police spotter truck

Highways England has released footage of a truck driver nearly crashing into a Warwickshire Police spotter truck on the M40.

The offence was recorded by officers in the Operation Tramline HGV who first saw the driver drifting on to the hard shoulder while using his mobile phone. After realsing he is veering off course, the driver corrects his steering and drifts towards the middle lane nearly hitting the unmarked police cab.

Since the launch of Operation Tramline in 2015, more than 21,600 offences have been recorded. The most common offences have included using a mobile phone (6,073), not wearing a seatbelt (6,253) and not being in proper contorl of the vehicle (1501). They've also recorded 1199 instances of speeding.

Near-miss as driver on phone at the wheel