Manchester Dairy prosecuted by DVSA after illegally using vans instead of trucks


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 […]