Electric and hydrogen truck start-up Nikola and owner Trevor Milton have been issued with grand jury subpoenas from the US attorney’s office amid allegations of fraud. Milton resigned from his role as chief executitve of Nikola in September after a report from hedge fund firm Hindenburg Research claimed the company’s success was “an intricate fraud” based on “an ocean of lies”. The report referred to a video of a truck rolling downhill to give the impression it was cruising on […]
Bibby Distribution has not let Covid-19 stand in the way of its fleet replacement strategy this year, after committing to spending £14m on new assets.
Regulators of any function – be it regulating the road transport industry, medicines, the protection of animals or even water – must regulate for the protection of the vulnerable and with consideration for environmental or social impacts, as well as any other objectives. They must also, however, regulate with consideration for the Regulators’ Code as set out by parliament.
Hauliers are strongly advised to request a public inquiry if they receive ‘minded to revoke’ letters from the traffic commissioners during the current pandemic, according to a solicitor.