An HGV driver distracted by his mobile phone and who killed a devoted husband and wife in a “devastating collision” has been jailed. Steven Bennett, 29, pleaded guilty to two counts of causing death by dangerous driving following the crash in September 2019, which also led to a seven-vehicle pile-up on the M56. Chester Crown Court heard how Richard and Angela Wong were returning from Wales when they joined the rear of a queue of stationary traffic just prior to […]
A legal bid by Glasgow City Council to recover more than £6.5m from a former employer of a bin lorry driver who blacked out at the wheel and killed six people has failed.
A Leicestershire haulier has had its licence revoked after failing to demonstrate financial standing and racking up an “appalling” test history.
The critical shortage of HGV drivers could tempt operators to engage and retain staff who fail to live up to basic standards, according to the traffic commissioners.