Lorry driver on M6 near Preston nearly 3x drink-drive limit

Police stopped the HGV on the M6 near Preston at around 11.30pm last night (April 7).
No damage or injuries were sustained in trying to bring the vehicle to a stop.
A police spokesperson said: “Stopping a 44-tonne HGV can be difficult on the motorway.

Police implement rolling block on M6 to stop drink driver in lorry

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Police implement rolling block on M6 to stop drink driver in lorry
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Lancashire DAF appoints Leyland Trucks man to senior sales role

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Lola and Yamaha enter Formula E as anticipated by EMN

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What to do if you lose control of your car

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Crashes on M6 and M61 causing chaos on nearby approach roads

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This is causing tailbacks down the M6 to the junction with the M61, where there was another crash …

Man admits causing double death crash on A59 in Sawley

Blackburn[1] Magistrates’ Court heard a man and a woman, both in their 60s, were killed when a Mercedes-Benz lorry driven by Christopher Kavanagh hit them head on.
The couple were travelling along the A59 at Sawley in a Chrysler car when the lorry cros…