Category: Cleethorpes

Dashcam captures moment car runs HGV off roundabout

Dashcam footage captured the moment a car ran a huge lorry off the road on a roundabout – but people seem divided over who was at fault.
The footage was taken from a car following behind the pair who narrowly avoided a serious crash on the A57 between …

CAMPAIGN: Haulage industry joins campaign to drive £100 million bid for road funding forward!

Following the launch of the Transport for Boston campaign last week, The Standard had been in touch with the Road Haulage Association, the Freight Transport Association and their members to gather their support for the new distributor road.
The haulag…

CAMPAIGN: Haulage industry joins campaign to £100 million bid for road funding forward!

Following the launch of the Transport for Boston campaign last week, The Standard had been in touch with the Road Haulage Association, the Freight Transport Association and their members to gather their support for the new distributor road.
The haulag…

Lorry drivers after spate of crashes: We don't need more education

Some lorry drivers are adamant they do not need more education and that other factors are a bigger cause of the recent series of incidents involving overturned and jack-knifed lorries on Lincolnshire roads.
Three women died after a crash involving a ca…

Spalding gridlock fears over freight train plans

Spalding’s level crossings could halt road traffic for 24 minutes in every hour once work is completed on a freight train “underpass” at Werrington.
Campaigners from Spalding and Peterborough Transport Forum say work on ‘Werrington Grade Separation’ c…

Why are so many lorries crashing at the same blackspot on the A15?

A stretch of the A15 is becoming a notorious blackspot for crashes involving lorries.
An HGV careered of the road between the villages of Waddingham and Blyborough at about 7am on Wednesday, January 3 as Storm Eleanor battered Lincolnshire with gusts o…

HGV drivers to face fines if they ignore weight limit on Stamford Road

HGV drivers are to be slapped with fixed penalty notices by police if they continue to disobey the weight limit on a Stamford road.
Officers have found HGVs above Stamford’s 7.5 tonne weight limit are posing a safety risk to pedestrians in Sidney Farm…

Should lorry driver who went wrong way down Lincoln street be banned? You give your views

The sight of a big lorry heading the wrong way down a street in Lincoln city centre has sparked a lively debate.
The lorry weaved its way around oncoming vehicles as it made its way south along Brayford Wharf East after the driver apparently did not no…