Operator fined £100,000 after delivery driver is trapped under reversing truck


 

A furniture manufacturer and restricted licence operator has been fined £100,000 after a delivery driver at its haulage yard was struck by a reversing HGV. The visiting contractor driver had parked at Belfield Furnishings’ yard in Ilkeston, Derbyshire and pulled open the trailer curtains for a company employee to load the vehicle. As he tightened the straps to secure the load, another contractor vehicle entered the yard and struck the driver as it reversed into position. Derbyshire Magistrates Court heard […]