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 […]
An HGV driver who attempted a U-turn on a “dark and foggy” road, resulting in a collision with a police car, has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.
Knights of Old has fitted eight new MAN TGLs with additional nearside windows to improve drivers’ vision on the road.
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