Viridor Waste Management has been ordered to pay more than £365,000 in fines and costs after a 56-year-old man was fatally injured in a lorry runaway incident at a hospital in Plymouth. Plymouth Crown Court heard last week (April 20) how Lee Jane, an employee of Viridor, was working at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth in June 2015. Jane had been using a lorry and trailer to remove skips of ash from the incinerator within the hospital premises. He had parked his […]
The way that Vosa approached its investigation into the operations of Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) was as near to entrapment as it was possible to get, it was suggested by defence counsel at Leeds Crown Court earlier this month.
Hauliers have demanded the government explains how its system for paying employees 80% of their salaries is going to work following concerns that it isn’t flexible enough to deal with their industry.
We are well aware of the distinction between the Office of the Traffic Commissioner (OTC) and the DVSA. However, the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 and the relevant statutory instruments from which the Code derives, expressly relates to both institutions and, in the constraints of a short article, we have approached both in the way that we have to seek brevity.