Aldi Stores has been fined £1m after a driver needed two toes amputated following an incident with a powered pallet truck. A driver sustained severe foot injuries, including fractures to all toes on his left foot, while using the forklift truck at the supermarket’s Nottingham Road, Somercotes, Derbyshire store in November 2013. The driver had only been delivering in to stores for two weeks and had to have his foot reconstructed using wires. He was off work for almost six […]
Significant financial, regulatory and societal barriers are preventing commercial vehicle operators from investing more in road safety practices, according to a report from the International Road Transport Union (IRU).
ELB Partners has maintained its position as London’s only holder of the Freight Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) gold standard.
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.