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 […]
Wiltshire-based waste management, plant hire and civil engineering company MJ Church has partnered with Electra Commercial Vehicles to create a zero emission all-electric commercial waste collection truck, which it has launched this week.
Logistics firm Fagan & Whalley is warning hauliers to check the rules when delivering to industrial parks after incurring around £7,500 of trespass charges accumulated by the company’s trucks stopping – in some cases for less than a minute – at Ransomes EuroPark in Ipswich, whilst delivering to clients.
The use of 3D laser scanners to capture evidence after a road collision is saving an average of 44 minutes per investigation, roads minister Stephen Hammond has suggested. Thirty-eight scanners, which make a 3D image of the entire incident scene and avoid the need for investigators to survey multiple scene sections individually, were funded by the DfT and the police for use by 27 police authorities recently after a 2009 trial suggested their use would save 39 minutes on investigation […]