Manchester Dairy has been prosecuted by the DVSA for deliberately overloading its vans while delivering Freshways milk when only a truck was capable of safely and legally carrying the heavy cargo. The company admitted the offences at Coventry Magistrates Court on 9 December and was ordered to pay nearly £34,000. Manchester Dairy used the 3.5-tonne vans to deliver milk to major high-street coffee shops and other retail outlets, thereby circumventing the operator licencing rules which regulate the use of commercial […]
A Scottish transport firm has condemned as “inexcusable” delays by the traffic commissioner’s office in processing O-licence applications after it was left waiting since May to run HGVs.
XPO Logistics has renewed its contract to manage the transport operations of plastic pipe systems manufacturer Wavin.
HGV drivers on board a roro ferry that rolled heavily in rough seas en route to Scotland ignored international regulations and stayed in their cabs, putting themselves and rescuers at risk.