The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) and the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) have signed a formal intelligence sharing agreement. The agreement should make it easier to identify the organised criminal gangs engaged in cross-industry insurance fraud such as crash-for-cash scams. The concord, signed by the IFB’s head of intelligence Stephen Dalton, and the Chief Constable of Durham Constabulary, Michael Barton, should provide the IFB with better access to police intelligence. “Today’s landmark agreement demonstrates the long-term strategic commitment from […]
Reason Transport is due to appear at High Wycombe Magistrates Court on 28 August to face charges in connection to the death of HGV driver Petru Pop in November 2016.
Drunk driver pleads with court not to ban him as he will lose “significant” earnings due to driver shortage
A Lithuanian lorry driver, arrested for driving a lorry whilst drunk, pleaded with the court not to ban him as the driver shortage meant he could lose out on “significant” earnings whilst in Britain. Manchester Magistrates Court heard that Lithuanian Vitas Urbonas, 48, was seen driving a MAN tractor unit in the early hours of Sunday morning (September 12) on the M61. The police followed him and found him parked on Bridgewater Avenue, in Bolton, where he claimed to be […]
Global road freight revenues are expected to grow by an average of 4.3% annually from 2020 to 2025, according to new research.