Cleveland Police has dropped its investigation into an HGV training company that entered administration last year. A complaint of theft by an employee of Cleveland LGV Training was made in late 2017, which was later described as a “complex financial investigation” by officers at Cleveland Police. However, a spokeswoman for the force told motortransport.co.uk this week: “The investigation has been closed pending any new lines of enquiry coming to light.” Cleveland LGV Training appointed administrators in February 2018 and a […]
The Metropolitan Police’s Cycle Safety Team has put on the road a Mercedes-Benz Actros in police livery, which will be used for its Exchanging Places cyclist awareness initiative.
Extra enforcement powers lent to the Metropolitan Police by the HSE, which allowed the force to follow up roadside stops with visits to operator sites, are to be revoked.
Seven men, including URTU general secretary Bob Monks, have been released on bail after a series of co-ordinated arrests as part of an investigation into alleged fraud offences relating to LGV licences and Driver CPC. The operation, conducted by Greater Manchester Police’s Volume Fraud unit in conjunction with the Driving Standards Agency (DSA), also saw a warrant executed at URTU HQ in Cheadle Hulme on Wednesday 15 February. Among those arrested were URTU national officer Mel Thornton; regional officer Lee […]