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. Harry Clarke collapsed in December 2014 while driving a 26-tonne truck in Glasgow city centre before it veered out of control and […]
Earned Recognition: will the DVSA’s flagship scheme see wider adoption and what are its pros and cons?
The DVSA’s Earned Recognition scheme has finally moved into its pilot stage after a protracted build up.
A lorry driver has been fined £267 and awarded three penalty points after concrete blocks strapped to the back of his lorry smashed into a £50,000 Tesla car as the truck rounded a corner.
Sponsored: Are electronic signatures legally acceptable, admissible and enforceable in transport operations?
Transport managers are used to drivers physically ‘wet’ signing to say they have ‘read and understood’ a whole raft of information, including the content of policy documents, method statements, risk assessments and written instructions. However, under the Electronic Communications Act 2000, electronic signatures and digital time stamps are both legally admissible evidence.