A driver who died while making a delivery to Toyota’s factory in Burnaston last week worked for Goldstar Transport in Felixstowe, the motor manufacturer has confirmed. Toyota said the 56-year-old male driver was delivering a container of parts to the Derbyshire site and had been instructed to collect an empty container to return to Felixstowe. It was unable to provide more details of the accident, but said: “The police and the HSE are investigating the incident and have stated that […]
Industry bodies are to collaborate on a new joint initiative to promote the road haulage industry, with a focus on improving its public image and attracting more employees.
The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) has called for a greater focus on the role played by claims management companies (CMCs) in so-called ‘crash-for-cash’ incidents, in which accidents with innocent parties – often LGV drivers – are engineered in order to make a fraudulent motor insurance claim.