Youngest female trucker in Britain

Youngest female trucker in Britain

Teenage girl Katie Gillard named as the youngest female truck driver in Britain by the Road Haulage Association.   Having passed her Cat C test, 19-year-old Katie is starting a job as a driver at her father's haulage company JL Gillard & Sons. As she claims she is looking forward to driving the 32-tonne lorry full-time. Currently she is making plans to get her C+E licence.     Author: Ewelina Frankowska

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One in five people uses facebook while driving

One in five people uses facebook while driving

Motorists from Great Brittain admit that they use social networking such as Facebook and Twitter. In the top five of "driving" application you can find Google maps, mail boxes, music and photos. But that's not everything. 39% of drivers " admit to being distracted by calls, texts and social media website alerts on their mobile phones while at the wheel". The data are terrifying, becouse almost 58 between 17 to 24 do it all the time. And it's just beggining. There is huge propability, that facebook is going to be a star...

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The British by no means about limits

The British by no means about limits

The European Commission has made a proposal limits the amount of trailers up to 4 meters. This idea wasn't be accepted enthusiastically by the Road Haulage Association.   As RHA affirm, the amount's decreasing of trailers up to 4 meters may endanger the UK transport market efficiency. Additionally, consider that these limits will lead to more carbon emissions, more traffic jams and inconvenience investment trailer manufacturers.   On the one hand the idea of the European Commission aims to harmonize the rules that will apply...

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Mandate - in EU will find you everywhere

Mandate - in EU will find you everywhere

Across Europe, traffic police chiefs are calling on the EU to adopt such rules, which punish drivers for offenses committed abroad. European system of traffic police - TISPOL believes that the introduction of rules that will chase after pirates across the road will save at least 400 people's life. Tispolu data show that foreign drivers are responsible only 5 percent for increasing traffic on the roads, but they account for 15 percent exceedances of the speed limit on roads. To give them a mandate when they have return yet to their homes is...

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With "double gas" on the national road no. 8.

With "double gas" on the national road no. 8.

As the portal Transoprtu Inspection Road in Bialystok, the national road No. 8 in Żółtki a car was stopped with registration numbers of Lithuania by Inspectors. The driver was driving at "double the gas". Inspectors from the Inspectorate of Road Transport Bialystok stopped to check on the vehicle registration plate from Lituania. When officers carried out inspections of driver behavior seemed suspicious. Driver was type - tased for alcohol content in exhaled air. The results showed for the first time, 0.65 mg/l, the second...

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Chips on the table - the favour of transport

Chips on the table - the favour of transport

"Transportation is needed" - under this slogan launched an advertising campaign for the company Raben and an action to promote road safety. This is important to realize how transport in daily life is necessary. Transport is blamed for accidents, roads' damages, traffic jams, noise and pollution. Raben Group wants to change it and that's why they launched a social campaign "Transport is needed". Marketing reminds us how life would look like without all this things that have have right now under our hand. Difficult to imagine...

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You also have belts fastened in the car?

You also have belts fastened in the car?

Today, the police, once again in this year, conducted a nationwide campaign called "Pasy" ("Belts"). This is an important part of our journey, which can save lives. During the operation, "Pasy" the police will monitor whether drivers and passengers of vehicles comply with an obligation to fasten belts during driving. Also, they will pay special attention to, iif the children traveling in vehicles are correctly transferred. In the moment of an accident the airbag, which it's aim is to protect the driver against...

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Polish - Russian borde's curiosities

Polish - Russian borde's curiosities

On the Polish - Russian border in Bezledy, where usually is formed a queue, this time the officers stopped a truck with a value of 80 000 zł PLN and it was not the value of transported goods.   Department of Border Guard in the Warmia - Mazury Province informed about, the Mitsubishi Canter truck stopped, driven by a citizen of Russia. The officers in checking the VIN numbers were not able to determine the similarity between them. Number appears on the frame of the vehicle and the registration number was illegible. The document looked...

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Is coffee a bribe? A Deputy will respond before the court

Is coffee a bribe? A Deputy will respond before the court

According to international rankings, at the forefront of the least corrupt country, Finland is located. No wonder, since the case of deputy had a place in court, proposing coffe to old colleagues from traffic police... MP Petri Salo, the Finnish representatives in parliament for 11 years, was stopped for exceeding the permitted speed. As a former police officer, wanted to invite former colleagues for coffee, which was read as an attempt at bribery. The prosecutor says the need for such precedents where to drag the border bribes? Do I need...

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An invaluable roads in Poland

An invaluable roads in Poland

Press Office of the Ministry of Infrastructure informs, that talks are ongoing about the establishment of fees for the use of Polish roads. Conclusions should be announced soon, since the fees will take effect as early as 2011. Infrasturktury Resort, which is to fix the rates for the use of constructed roads, still can not reach an agreement. From 2011 driver will pay for the use of constructed routes: Lodz - Konin and Katowice - Wrocław. One thing is certain, the state budget for usig is expected approximately 560 million zł per year. Currently,...

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