A company that failed to ensure two of its workers were sufficiently rested to work and travel safely before they crashed into a parked articulated lorry and died has been fined £450,000. Welding contractor Renown Consultants was also ordered to pay £300,000 in costs following a complex case in which Zac Payne, 20, and Michael Morris, 48, died while travelling in a company van following a night shift. The van veered off the A1 motorway, crashing into the parked vehicle […]
Hauliers should expect to receive an S-mark prohibition and face a follow-up investigation if enforcement officers discover a tyre aged 10 years or older fitted to front axles from next year.
Transport for London (TfL) is exhorting operators to follow the example of delivery firm Whistl and get their fleets ready for the introduction of its Direct Vision Standard (DVS).
A haulage company whose vehicle was involved in a fatal collision with a cyclist because the driver’s vision was obscured by a table top on the dashboard has now had its licence revoked.