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 […]
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The long-awaited publication of the HSE’s updated tail-lift delivery guidance is facing further delay, some five years after HSE launched a review.