An uninsured HGV driver whose licence had been revoked has been jailed for more than three years after his vehicle struck and killed a cyclist in Derby. Herbert Wyatt, 65, had lost his licence 12 weeks before the fatal collision in January with 25-year-old Josephine Gilbert, but he kept the revocation from his employer. At Derby Crown Court, Wyatt pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving, as well as causing death by driving a vehicle while uninsured and causing […]
The way that Vosa approached its investigation into the operations of Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) was as near to entrapment as it was possible to get, it was suggested by defence counsel at Leeds Crown Court earlier this month.
MV Commercial has urged hauliers to keep up regular truck maintenance checks following the DVSA’s decision to suspend commercial vehicle MOTs for three months.
A “totally avoidable” fatal collision between an artic and an 89-year-old pedestrian has resulted in a 12-month suspended prison sentence and disqualification for the driver.