An eight-year jail sentence handed to a lorry driver who killed three people when he ploughed into their vehicles while looking at his mobile phone will not be referred to the Court of Appeal to determine whether it was too lenient. Ion Onut was sentenced last month following a “truly harrowing” crash on the northbound carriageway of the A1 in county Durham. Three people died when his truck struck another HGV and four cars before coming to rest at the […]
The widow of a man killed on the M1 when he was struck by an HGV travelling at 56mph said it wouldn’t have happened if Smart motorways hadn’t been introduced.
Wincanton has been ordered to pay £20,000 in damages after an employee, who was sacked after being accused of exaggerating injuries sustained at work, won her claim of unfair dismissal.
Plans to scrap EU rules and allow newly qualified drivers to operate lorries need to be carefully considered, according to freight booker Zeus Labs.