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Truck Seized in the UK? Fear Not – You Can Get it Back

  Having a truck seized by the UK authorities can be a nightmare. Earnings can be hit hard and in some circumstances the vehicle is permanently lost, with no insurance pay out.   The good news is seized trucks can be recovered! With no “one size fits all approach” you […]

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Financial Standing – Can You Meet The Requirements?

  An unwelcome result of Brexit and the collapse of the pound is that Financial Standing requirements for Operator Licences are going up – a lot. Operators need to act now to ensure they know what the changes are, and ready to meet them. Getting it wrong is likely to […]

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Lives and Loads Put at Risk by a Simple Lack of Lorry Parking

  A severe shortage of lorry parking in the UK is placing the lives of lorry drivers and the public at risk, and making it easier than ever for thefts from lorries to occur.   Consider the position of a long-distance lorry driver: after driving your load for hours you […]

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What does “Using” a Phone at the Wheel Actually Mean? – You May be Surprised!

  The tragic death of a mother and her three children, crushed by lorry driver Tomasz Kroker, has rightly raised the subject of phone use behind the wheel to the public’s attention. Kroker, sentenced to 10 years for causing death by dangerous driving, admitted in court to changing the music […]

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Cabotage Operations and Recovering Detained Vehicles

Brexit:  A Game Changer Following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, there has unsurprisingly been much debate in the media and among politicians and the public on what the future trade arrangements between Britain and the EU will look like. These predictions typically range from dire warnings of onerous tariff […]

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Challenging Civil Penalties For Clandestine Entrants

  Heavy Civil Penalties levied on haulage companies and truck drivers for unknowingly carrying migrants into the UK  are yet again skyrocketing this summer. A recent Parliamentary investigation concluded that as much as £6.5 million of these penalties had been issued to the haulage sector, a full £2.4 million of which remained unpaid.   […]

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Tasers and the Law

  A number of drivers coming through the channel ports, worried by the increasingly aggressive behaviour of clandestine entrants and the laissez faire attitude of the French Police, especially since the Brexit referendum, have been tempted to buy a Taser for self-defence. These are much more easily available on the continent […]

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