Category: East Lothian

Lorry driver killed motorist with 42-ton truck after going through red lights 19 SECONDS after they'd changed

A lorry driver killed a motorist with his 42-ton truck after he jumped a red light when he became distracted whilst legally using his mobile phone as a sat-nav.
William Wright, 24, had placed the device on the dashboard of his Mercedes truck with the e…

Delays at Clyde Tunnel due to broken down HGV

A BROKEN-DOWN HGV is causing delays at the Clyde Tunnel in Glasgow.Traffic Scotland warned motorists travelling on the road to be aware of delays after the breakdown at around 7.11am.

A739 Tunnel Southern approach – Breakdown, 1 lane closed Northbound…

Safety risks exposed by nuclear bomb convoy exercise in Scotland

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AN emergency exercise imagining an explosion spreading radioactive contamination from a nuclear bomb convoy crash in East Lothian was hampered by communication breakdowns that would have put people at risk…

Freight growth – Network Rail

At Network Rail we’re committed to working with our customers and potential customers to get more freight on the railway.
Our Freight and National Passengers team champions freight across the country and works to identify capacity for new traffic on th…

Major delays on M74 after forklift fell off truck

Drivers are facing major delays on the M74 after a forklift fell off an HGV in Glasgow.Northbound lanes between Maryville (Junction 4) and Daldowie (Junction 3a) were closed for several hours as a result of the incident.Driver…

M74 motorway chaos as forklift falls from HGV

A BUSY motorway has came to a halt after a forklift fell from a HGV.Drivers have been met with lengthy delays after the incident on the M74 northbound at 1.15pm today.
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Collision between HGV and minibus on Scotland Street, Ellesmere, Tuesday morning

A TWO-VEHICLE collision took place on Tuesday morning in Scotland Street in Ellesmere.
The incident involved a heavy goods vehicle and a minibus.
A spokesperson for West Mercia Police, said: “We were called at 9.52am this morning (Tuesday, May 28) to a…