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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It will be a cloudy start with rain clearing east during the morning.
Feeling cool with outbreaks of rain accompanied by strong winds.
It will be a rather cloudy and damp evening as a band of rain sinks slowly south across the region.