The claim for compensation against the big six European truck manufacturers for agreeing gross list prices for new vehicles over 7.5 tonnes sold between 1997 and 2011 has reached a crucial point, as the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) will decide early in 2019 which of the competing class actions it will select to go ahead. Phil James, pictured, is a partner and head of the transport and logistics team at Weightmans LLP, one of the law firms that is seeking […]
The DfT has confirmed that trucks using equipment designed to cut their emissions, such as aerodynamic flaps, will soon be allowed to run up to a GVW of 45 tonnes.
Debts relating to road traffic accidents racked up by former drivers of a Birmingham contract haulier have been written off after it was concluded it would not be cost effective to track them down.
Twelve former drivers at North Cumbria haulage firm Ross International have had their HGV licences revoked after they used various devices to falsify their driving records. After driver conduct hearings in Carlisle, Glasgow and Warrington, traffic commissioner for Scotland Joan Aitken and deputy TCs for the North West of England, Patrick Mulvenna and Simon Evans, disqualified the drivers – all from the north of England and Scotland – for between nine and 18 months A joint investigation by DVSA and […]