Sheriff makes recomendations after Glasgow bin lorry tragedy – part 1


Aside from the six lives lost in the Glasgow bin lorry accident, perhaps the saddest fact is that, according to the results of the Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) into the tragedy, it could quite possibly have been avoided. In the report on the five-week inquiry, released last month (December 2015), sheriff John Beckett QC placed the majority of the responsibility for the accident on driver Harry Clarke’s decision to cover up his history of blackouts. Clarke, the report said, “repeatedly […]