European Union

The European Commission (EC) intends to tighten the rules for van operators and bring them into line with the regulations that govern the HGV industry.

Car thief

A vehicle tracking device has helped recover a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van just hours after it was stolen from the owner.

Van drivers are nearly 50% more likely to have an accident caused by tailgating according to an investigation carried out by a leading insurer

For the first time ever, limits have been set for driving under a range of illegal drugs and prescribed medicines.  

 

The tolls on the Severn bridges are an unfair burden on both businesses and commuters and must be scrapped as soon as possible, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA), which has backed the Liberal Democrats’ pre-manifesto pledge to scrap the tolls.