An agricultural haulage boss has been branded “pig-headed” by a judge after he repeatedly ignored warnings about burning waste on his land illegally. Father and son David and Nicholas Channer, partners at Amersham haulier J Channer & Sons, ignored waste management laws and were convicted following an investigation by the Environment Agency (EA). The company holds a standard national operator’s licence authorising four lorries and six trailers out of its Bucks site. The pair were caught continually storing and setting […]
Being struck by a moving vehicle continues to be one of the three most common causes of death among workers, according to latest figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
“Police warn drivers over recent upsurge in cargo thefts” (Motor Transport 8/2/21) Whilst police have been warning drivers about the alarming rise in cargo thefts since the beginning of 2021, haulage and logistics operators should heed this stark warning.
The pandemic has been enough to prompt feelings of anxiety and fear in most people, but a survey from a mental health support service has found significantly high levels of worry among transport professionals about a return to the workplace.