Reason Transport is due to appear at High Wycombe Magistrates Court on 28 August to face charges in connection to the death of HGV driver Petru Pop in November 2016. The company is facing charges under the Health and Safety at Work Act following an HSE investigation into the death of Pop who died while making a delivery to a residential address in High Wycombe on behalf of Reason Transport. Pop was crushed to death beneath a 1.1-tonne pallet of […]
For hauliers who have been obliged to suspend or severely cut back on their operations because of the Covid-19 epidemic, a return to work probably cannot come soon enough. But as Jonathon Backhouse of Backhouse Jones solicitors told motortransport.co.uk, operators need to be aware of possible pitfalls in resuming their operations.
Much of James Backhouse’s piece appears to conflate DVSA and the Traffic Commissioners (TCs) together and confuses the role of the regulators (TCs) with that of the enforcement agency (DVSA).
A commitment by Palletways member Rase Distribution to decline any residential deliveries of pallets weighing more than 750kg has cost it £13,000 this year in additional charges, the company revealed this week.