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TachPro Transport News - 1st edition

Welcome to the first edition of a new feature we're running here at TachPro Towers, where we'll be sharing with you all the latest news from around the UK transport industry.

At least twice a month we'll be sharing with you all the best (and worst) news that we can find along with some oddities and funny stuff if we stumble across it!

If you have a story you think our readers would like to see, then feel free to drop us a line Gary a line on gary.wilson@digital2000.co.uk and we'll get your news added to our next edition.

Anyway, lets crack on with these great stories that we've found over the past couple of weeks:

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Eddie Stobart is listing on the stock exchange again next month, with a valuation of a cool £550 million - take a look at the full story from the BBC here

Belt Up!

Police covering the M1 and A1 have caught over 40 HGV drivers not wearing their seatbelts during just a 4 day period, when patrolling using an unmarked HGV. Check out the full story over at The Northampton Chronicle here

RHA gives warning over the TfL Direct Vision Standard

Half of current HGV's could be banned from London for non-compliance - read the full story over at Transport Extra here

The mind Goggles!

Apparently over £700,000 worth of swimming googles have been stolen from a trailer in Oldbury, its a staggering amount of googles and we wonder how on earth the thieves are going to shift them, read more about it here thanks to the Express & Star

And finally...

This great image was posted by BCH Road Policing on their Twitter feed, a driver had stopped on the hard shoulder of the M25 for his lunch... tut tut, got to say though, at least it was a healthy lunch!!

That’s it for this week, don't forget to add any comments below and as mentioned about, if you have a story you want added to the next edition, drop Gary a line gary.wilson@digital2000.co.uk

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