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 […]
The Highways Agency has launched a national awareness campaign designed to encourage drivers to slow down and take proper care in roadworks.
Standards of compliance remain a pressing problem in the light commercial vehicle sector, judging by a recent crackdown on the M4 in which more than 100 fixed penalties were issued for a range of road traffic offences.
Brexit checks on animal and food products have been resumed at Larne port in Northern Ireland after a police investigation into alleged threats to staff concluded it was safe for them to return to work.