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TC turns down licence bid from haulier who used names of legitimate operators to get work

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Joan Aitken criticises applicant who produced false documents to suggest he had a valid licence.
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Heartbreaking tributes to boy, 15, who died after being hit by HGV

Tributes have been paid to a teenager who died after he was hit by an HGV.
Barry Arshad was walking in Strathaven, South Lanarkshire, when he was hit by the vehicle at around 9.25pm on Saturday.
According to police, the driver of the HGV did not stop a…

15 complete truck driver training class at RichmondCC

HAMLET – Fifteen people are hitting the road with the foundation to be good, safe truck drivers after completing the nine-week truck driver training program offered at Richmond Community College in partnership with Caldwell Community College and Tec…

Fake Buckfast Christmas truck is sending people into a festive rage

Facebook jokers have created a mock Buckfast Christmas Truck Tour for fans of Devon’s famous tonic wine – but thousands of people signed up and have been left disappointed that it’s not real.
The wine originally made by monks at Buckfast Abbey has a hu…

Dundee lorry driver in a flap after PHEASANT flies through window and smacks him in the face during 40mph trip


Vince Conway, 59, told how he fought to regain control of his lorry after the freak collision with the foot-long game bird

TRUCKER Vince Conway got in a flap on a road trip when a pheasant flew into his cab and smacked him in the face….

The dates for the Coca Cola Christmas truck tour 2018 have been revealed

Coca Cola has revealed the dates of its annual Christmas Truck tour – and it has snubbed Kent for yet another year.
The iconic red Christmas truck is one again setting off around the UK visiting towns and cities.
Thousands of people turn out for the ch…

Police probe launched after lorry destroyed by molotov cocktail in Fife

A Fife businessman has been left £32,000 out of pocket after his recovery truck was deliberately targeted with a molotov cocktail.
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Owner of Bolts garage Bob Coote with the burnt out recovery truck.
Bob Coote discovered vandals had set th…