The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) issued an advisory to truck drivers this weekend, reminding them that “they have a responsibility to ensure their loads are secured, covered and safely and lawfully loaded”.

The reminder, posted today via social media, a spokesperson said: “Overstacked foliage pose a risk by falling into the path of other vehicles or obstructing licence plates, brake lights or turn signals.

“Truck drivers are urged to use caution and ensure that the materials loaded on their vehicles are appropriately covered before setting off.”