Extra enforcement powers lent to the Metropolitan Police by the HSE, which allowed the force to follow up roadside stops with visits to operator sites, are to be revoked. The limited extension of police powers, discovered by Motortransport.co.uk, was granted in 2007 when the HSE and the Metropolitan Police’s Commercial Vehicle Unit, were engaged in joint activity, linked to commercial vehicle safety. This involved police stopping vehicles and carrying out safety checks using police powers at the roadside. Senior compliance […]
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.
Automotive logistics and vehicle recovery firm Ontime Automotive is to pay £100,000 in fines and costs after a worker was crushed to death by the upper deck of a vehicle transporter.
Construction haulier Mick George fined more than £565,000 after tipper comes into contact with overhead power lines
Construction haulier Mick George has been fined more than £565,000 after a tipper vehicle driven by one of its employees came into contact with overhead power lines (OPLs) during the construction of a waste transfer station.