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Police use unmarked HGV to snare reckless lorry drivers

Reckless drivers have been caught using FaceTime and watching movies at the wheel by police officers who patrolled the M40 in unmarked lorries.   The law-breaking motorists were captured on film by Warwickshire Police as part of Operation Tramline, a national campaign in which officers use HGVs to locate drivers who could pose a risk on … Read more Police use unmarked HGV to snare reckless lorry drivers

Police use unmarked HGV to snare reckless lorry drivers

Reckless drivers have been caught using FaceTime and watching movies at the wheel by police officers who patrolled the M40 in unmarked lorries.   The law-breaking motorists were captured on film by Warwickshire Police as part of Operation Tramline, a national campaign in which officers use HGVs to locate drivers who could pose a risk on … Read more Police use unmarked HGV to snare reckless lorry drivers

Dramatic moment black cab drivers heckle and chase Sadiq Khan and accuse him of ‘destroying London’

Sadiq Khan was heckled by London black cab drivers outside City Hall to shouts ‘of Destroyer of London’ today as the Mayor’s war on motorists sabotages the capital’s route to recovery.  Video shows Mr Khan walking to his office to the backdrop of angry London black cab drivers as a furious crowd gathered outside City … Read more Dramatic moment black cab drivers heckle and chase Sadiq Khan and accuse him of ‘destroying London’

Suspected migrant is caught in British tourist’s ROOF BOX when drivers hear thumping sounds

A suspected migrant was found hiding in a tourist’s roof box this morning when drivers heard thumping sounds at a Kent service station. The shocked driver was parked at Maidstone Services, after travelling back from Calais through the Eurotunnel, when a group of concerned motorists gathered after hearing a ‘thumping sound’ coming from the car’s … Read more Suspected migrant is caught in British tourist’s ROOF BOX when drivers hear thumping sounds

Amazon stops smartphone-in-trees plot setup by contract drivers to nab new deliveries faster

Amazon appears to have foiled a scheme setup by rogue contract drivers that gave them first dibs on new deliveries at a Whole Foods store in the Chicago area. Some Amazon Flex drivers were ‘gaming the system’ by hanging smartphones in trees near the store, as the app uses proximity when choosing drivers to carry out … Read more Amazon stops smartphone-in-trees plot setup by contract drivers to nab new deliveries faster

AA blasts London council that fines drivers £130 for using public roads for trying to make money

The AA has criticised an affluent London council that is fining drivers for using public roads, accusing it of ‘just trying to raise revenues’. Hammersmith and Fulham council, nestled in the fashionable west of the capital, is slapping motorists who drive down five residential roads in a neighbourhood adjoining the river Thames with a £130 … Read more AA blasts London council that fines drivers £130 for using public roads for trying to make money

Motor insurers criticised for not passing savings from low number of claims onto drivers 

Motor insurance claims fell by 48 per cent during the lockdown period, when compared to the previous quarter, data from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has revealed this week. It said there were 324,000 new claims in the second quarter of the year, compared to the 678,000 received in the first, thanks to the … Read more Motor insurers criticised for not passing savings from low number of claims onto drivers 

London council FINES drivers £130 for using roads without a permit

A council in an affluent London’s area has been accused of ‘greed’ after expanding a scheme fining drivers £130 for entering a neighbourhood without a permit. Hammersmith and Fulham Council in fashionable west London is targeting motorists who use five residential roads in a neighbourhood adjoining the River Thames. It is believed to be Britain’s first … Read more London council FINES drivers £130 for using roads without a permit

‘Greedy’ London council widens ban on drivers using their roads without a permit

A council in one of London’s most affluent areas has been accused of ‘greed’ after expanding a controversial scheme that fines drivers for entering a neighbourhood without a permit. Grasping Hammersmith & Fulham Council in fashionable South West London is targeting motorists who use five residential roads in a neighbourhood adjoining the River Thames. It is … Read more ‘Greedy’ London council widens ban on drivers using their roads without a permit

Woman killed by Corfu speedboat ‘waved to get driver’s attention’

A millionaire British mother-of-four killed by a speedboat as she swam in the sea may have been frantically waving to attract the driver’s attention before it hit her, a coroner said today. Witnesses said they saw experienced swimmer Claire Glatman waving her arms in the water for several minutes after she was struck by the … Read more Woman killed by Corfu speedboat ‘waved to get driver’s attention’