HGV driver given suspended sentence after fatal accident


 

A “totally avoidable” fatal collision between an artic and an 89-year-old pedestrian has resulted in a 12-month suspended prison sentence and disqualification for the driver. Stephen Bedder was also ordered to carry out 150 hours unpaid work when he appeared at Norwich Crown Court last week (7 May) after being found guilty of causing death by careless driving at an earlier hearing. He had been driving a Renault tractor unit with an articulated trailer in May 2018 when he came […]