Lorry strike to railway bridge halts all trains in and out of Cornwall


Train services to and from Cornwall have been severely disrupted following an incident in which a Tesco lorry struck a bridge in Plymouth.
Lorry driver caught eating lasagne with knife and fork on motorway

Lorry driver caught eating lasagne on motorway


A lorry driver who ate lasagne with a knife and fork on a motorway has been caught as part of a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) aided police crackdown.
Lorry driver killed father of two after placing bets at the wheel

Lorry driver killed man after placing bet on phone


A lorry driver has been jailed for seven years after killing a father of two by crashing into their car moments after placing a bet.
HGVs

Government urged to ban diesel HGV sales by 2040


The sale of new diesel lorries should be banned by 2040 in an attempt to lower emissions, the government has been advised.
Hyundai ships first units of hydrogen-powered heavy duty lorry

Hyundai delivers 10 hydrogen-powered lorries


Hyundai has shipped ten of the world’s first hydrogen-powered heavy duty lorry to Europe.
Nottinghamshire Police Newark A17 lorry dangerous driving crash

Video: Distracted lorry driver crash


A lorry driver from Lincolnshire has been jailed for 18 months after pleading guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

Teen driver avoids crash with out-of-control lorry


A teen driver avoided a potentially very nasty accident, by successfully swerving away from an out-of-control lorry on the A34 dual carriageway.

Video: Driver of stolen lorry reverses into police


The driver of a stolen lorry has been jailed for nearly two years, after he injured five police officers by reversing into their patrol cars.

BMW 3 Series driver wedges car down country lane


Somehow, this BMW driver managed to block a narrow country lane by wedging it stuck Austin Powers-style.

Video: Drowsy HGV driver crashes off bridge


A lorry driver in Texas has shown the dangers of being behind the wheel while tired, after driving a goods vehicle off a bridge.
Video: Police officer takes evasive action in head-on near-miss with lorry

Police officer avoids head-on crash with lorry


A traffic officer in Oklahoma avoided a potentially horrific crash, after avoiding a lorry that was overtaking other cars in a no-passing zone.

M40 motorway closed by huge lorry blaze


A huge fire caused by a fatal crash involving three lorries brought all traffic to a halt on a stretch of the M40 motorway this morning.
Truck driver miraculously escapes from burning wreckage

Truck driver miraculously escapes burning wreckage


The fiery aftermath of a semi truck ('articulated lorry' to us) crashing into a bridge has been captured on video.