PC Russ Davies from Leicestershire Police has told ITV Central that a significant minority of HGV drivers chose to break the law by either not wearing seat belts, using mobile phones and even watching DVDs behind the wheel.
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A cloudy and mild day with outbreaks of rain at times, which could be heavier in the morning.
The extension will run through Dudley to the DY5 Enterprise Zone at Brierley Hill and is estimated will create 7,000 jobs.
Outbreaks of rain will remain throughout the morning but it will start to dry up as the day progresses - remaining mild.