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 […]
The government has no plans to assess the safety impact of the relaxation of HGV drivers’ hours, despite extending the scheme this week to the end of October as part of wider plans to continue it for another four months.
The shooting by armed officers of a man attempting to steal an HGV in Wiltshire last year was necessary and proportionate, an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has found.
ELB Partners has maintained its position as London’s only holder of the Freight Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) gold standard.