A lorry driver who was placing bets on his mobile phone moments before his truck ploughed into a father of four, at 56 mph, has been jailed. HGV driver Dean Moffat placed £20 on a greyhound race less than two minutes before hitting Ric Mboma, 60, on the A34, near Winchester, Hampshire – killing him instantly. Fifteen minutes after the crash Moffat uninstalled the betting apps on his phone. Winchester Crown Court heard that the 48-year-old Army veteran had been […]
The family of a car driver who died when a concrete block fell from a lorry and smashed through his windscreen are calling for securing methods on HGVs to be tightened up.
City Link has invested in additional drivers, delivery vehicles and warehouse staff ahead of the bumper parcel volumes expected this Christmas.
Manchester Dairy has been prosecuted by the DVSA for deliberately overloading its vans while delivering Freshways milk when only a truck was capable of safely and legally carrying the heavy cargo.