An employee of the Port of Sheerness (pictured) had to have his leg amputated after being struck by a five-tonne clamp truck in a paper reel shed. The unnamed staff worker at the port, one of the core terminals of Peel Ports London Medway, sustained an open leg fracture and was knocked unconscious in the incident in October 2018. A subsequent investigation found that the port had failed to ensure pedestrians and vehicles could circulate and operate safely, putting the […]
Hauliers have been battling the impact of successive storms that have raged across the UK over past few days, with one HGV driver suffering head injuries after his truck was blown into a bridge and another killed after high winds threw him 12 foot off the back of the truck he was unloading.
Mercedes-Benz and three of its commercial vehicle dealers – Ciceley, Road Range and Enza – have admitted infringing competition law and agreed to pay settlements totalling £2.6m, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has revealed.
The GMB has launched a legal case against Birmingham-based logistics company UK Express Delivery as part of its campaign against the gig economy.