The FTA is calling for a major increase in roadside checks on vans to raise standards in the sector. The call follows a court case this week which found welding contractor Renown Consultants guilty of failing to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, following a deadly accident caused by a fatigued van driver. Nottingham Crown Court heard that Zac Payne, 20, and Michael Morris, 48, died in a crash at around 5.30am on 19 June 2013 […]
Thames Valley Police are investigating an accident in which a lorry driver employed by Palletways member Reason Transport was crushed to death whilst unloading a palletised delivery in High Wycombe.
Logistics UK has called on the government to scrap plans to ramp up fuel duty to help pay for the Covid-19 crisis.
There must be greater separation of cyclists from other traffic, more education of the risk large vehicles pose, and continuing efforts by LGV operators to enhance vehicle safety if more cycling deaths are to be avoided.