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4 03, 2022

Lorry drivers fined for poor parking on road

2022-03-04T16:19:25+00:00March 4th, 2022|

Lorry drivers have been handed fines for parking on a motorway slip-road in Kent despite spaces being available in a nearby service station. Kent Police's roads policing unit tweeted at 3.25am today (Sunday) that drivers were parked on the slipway to the Moto Medway site on the M2 at Farthing Corner, between the Chatham and [...]

2 03, 2022

Over 30 lorries damaged and wine stolen in M6 attacks

2022-03-02T10:58:51+00:00March 2nd, 2022|

More than 30 lorries have been damaged at M6 service stations in a spate of targeted attacks across Staffordshire. Police were called at 3.30am after a number of lorry drivers reported damage to their vehicles and officers are now appealing for information about the incidents. A total of 36 HGV lorries had been damaged, [...]

25 02, 2022

TfL to introduce lower speed limits in capital

2022-02-25T16:37:21+00:00February 25th, 2022|

Transport for London (TfL) is rolling out new, lower speed limits on five roads across London to cut road danger across the capital and save lives. The new schemes will run across some nine miles of TfL roads in London, supporting its commitment to complete 20mph speed limits on some 140 miles of the TfL [...]

21 02, 2022

The new driving law that affects lorry drivers and hauliers

2022-02-21T17:01:27+00:00February 21st, 2022|

The law has already come into effect to replace the relaxed rules that were in place A change in the law as to how long lorry drivers are allowed to work has come into effect. Those working in the road haulage sector must only drive for nine hours a day when working on the roads, [...]

16 02, 2022

One in three drivers want hard shoulders reinstated on smart motorways

2022-02-16T16:25:26+00:00February 16th, 2022|

More than one in three (36%) people believe smart motorways are more dangerous and that permanent hard shoulders should be reinstated as soon as possible.  While the Government has currently paused the rollout of new smart motorway schemes until more safety data on their operation is available, the new research from Kwik Fit reveals drivers [...]

11 02, 2022

Motorists in danger of breaking new Highway Code rules

2022-06-22T10:18:49+01:00February 11th, 2022|

Lack of communication from the Government on sweeping changes to the Highway Code from next weekend means many motorists could inadvertently break the rules of the road, according to IAM RoadSmart.     The major updates include four new rules and 49 changes to the Code, introducing the requirement for drivers to give way to [...]

8 02, 2022

The Highway Code: 8 changes you need to know

2022-02-09T14:31:04+00:00February 8th, 2022|

Rules for all types of road users have been updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of people walking, cycling and riding horses             The changes follow a public consultation on a review of The Highway Code to improve road safety for people walking, cycling and riding [...]

1 12, 2021

ACSS are Excited to Announce our Partnership with Fonix telematics

2021-12-01T13:13:42+00:00December 1st, 2021|

Fonix is an innovative global supplier of vehicle telematics, tracking, and in-vehicle video monitoring solutions. They offer advanced software solutions and reliable hardware, coupled with a UK-based customer service and support network. We look forward to sharing more information with you in the future and their products, along with working with Fonix. Telematic cameras have [...]

7 07, 2021

Dangerous driving, don’t sweep it under the carpet!

2021-07-09T10:06:42+01:00July 7th, 2021|

A van was spotted driving down the M56 and was subsequently pulled over by Greater Manchester Police due to the driver’s view being obscured by a roll of carpet. It was reported by the officers that the load was not sufficiently secured to the vehicle, upon questioning the driver he said, "it wasn’t like that [...]

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