Reason Transport UK has been fined £5,000 after pleading guilty to charges in connection with the death of HGV driver Petru Pop. Pop was crushed to death by a 1.4 tonne pallet of stone tiles he was attempting to unload at a residential address in High Wycombe in November 2016. High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 23 November 2016, Petru Pop, 52, an agency driver, was carrying out a delivery for Palletways member Reason Transport UK, at Fraser Road, […]
Shocking footage of an HGV driver ploughing into the back of a security van as he texted on his mobile phone has been released after police described it as “the worst case of prolonged distracted driving” ever seen.
Extending drivers hours could leave hauliers and their drivers at risk of being prosecuted for dangerous driving, according to a transport lawyer.