Tagged: hgv driver

Shortage of bin lorry drivers

Kier, which carries out bin collections across the county, is struggling to recruit permanent staff in light of uncertainly about EU nationals’ right to remain in the UK and competition from the nuclear power plant site.

Lorry driver handed community order after crane killed elderly cyclist

A HGV driver has been handed a 12 month community order following the death of an elderly cyclist who was struck by an insecure crane.
Stephen Moorman pleaded guilty at Birmingham Crown Court to causing the death of Ella Murray, 70, by careless driving…

Lorry driver jailed after Farnham man dies in crash

A driver has been jailed after a man from Farnham was killed when he was hit by a lorry near Bordon.
Lewis Lodge pleaded guilty at Winchester Crown Court, to causing death by dangerous driving.
The crash happened last year on July 21, when the HGV Lodg…

Lorry driver taken to hospital after crashing vehicle into lamppost on exit slip road on M2 at Chatham

A lorry driver was taken to hospital after crashing his vehicle into a lamppost on a motorway slip road.
The accident happened on the exit at Junction 3 for Chatham, shortly before 9am.
The HGV is thought to have mounted a kerb before hitting the lampp…

Lorry driver left red-faced after getting stuck under railway bridge

This is the moment another lorry got stuck under a railway bridge in Nuneaton.
The latest incident of a large HGV trying to get through a gap clearly marked ‘low bridge’ happened in Attleborough Road on Monday evening.
The FedEx lorry failed to make it…