Category: Dumfries and Galloway

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

  |   Road Transport   |   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.
Traffic commissione…

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…

Three New Extra High Chassis Volvo FH Trucks, with Tandem Axle Lift, get clearance at Hayton Coulthard Transport

  |   Road Transport   |   Three New Extra High Chassis Volvo FH Trucks, with Tandem Axle Lift, get clearance at Hayton Coulthard Transport

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Long established Scottish haulage company, Hayton Coulthard Transport of Twynholm, Dumfrie…

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…

Bus and lorry lost in fire at Gretna services

FIREFIGHTERS from Cumbria were called on to help bring a blaze at a Gretna services under control.
The crew from Longtown arrived to find a bus and lorry well alight as they assisted colleagues from Gretna and Annan.

They were alerted at about 6.15pm…

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…