An alleged online scam that is said to have cheated around ten hauliers out of thousands of pounds of payment for loads taken from Europe to the UK has been referred to the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau. The bureau was alerted to the scam by UK haulage company Trans Orbis Forwarding, after it discovered the fraudsters had used the company name to advertise loads on international freight exchange website Timocom, reportedly conning at least ten hauliers out of an estimated […]
The administrator handling the affairs of failed Cornish haulier Ian Aldridge Transport has revealed that a director removed assets from the business before it was appointed, potentially breaching insolvency laws.
The HSE has had a “massive” injection of funds to investigate firms whose business practices fail to adhere to social distancing practices in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, a transport solicitor has warned.
A council has been fined £40,000 after a subcontractor suffered severe crush injuries when a tar tipper lorry reversed into a paver machine he was driving while carrying out road repairs. Dumfries Sheriff Court heard that the 20-year-old was one of two subcontractors working for Hamilton Tarmac alongside men from Dumfries and Galloway Council to undertake repairs on a road between the villages of Rhonehouse and Tongland in April 2010. The injured worker was driving the paver forwards along the […]