An uninsured HGV driver whose licence had been revoked has been jailed for more than three years after his vehicle struck and killed a cyclist in Derby.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 […]
Fagan & Whalley is attempting to resolve its driver recruitment problems by launching a training programme that relies on 3.5-tonne Isuzu Grafters.
The critical shortage of HGV drivers could tempt operators to engage and retain staff who fail to live up to basic standards, according to the traffic commissioners.
Daughter of driver crushed to death by 1.4 tonne pallet of tiles calls on HSE to set strict pallet weight limits
The daughter of a lorry driver crushed to death by a 1.4 tonne pallet of tiles is calling for HSE to set clear limits on pallet weights and ensure responsibility for safety across the entire supply chain.