A demolition company has been fined £200,000 after its cherry picker operator became trapped by his neck between the vehicle platform and the roof of an industrial shed. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how the worker contracted by Bradley Demolition, was accessing the underside of the roof in Bredbury in November 2017 in order to remove asbestos sheets. However, during the operation, he became trapped between the basket of his machine and a roof truss. As a result he sustained life-changing […]
The National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NaVCIS) is urging hauliers to take action to prevent cargo theft after more than 900 notifications of freight crime were recorded in the first three months of 2021, with angle grinders used for the first time ever to break into metal sided trailers.
The widow of a man killed on the M1 when he was struck by an HGV travelling at 56mph said it wouldn’t have happened if Smart motorways hadn’t been introduced.
Maritime Transport has ordered 30 new Volvo FH Globetrotter XL tractor units.