A recycling firm has been fined £40,000 after an employee became trapped in a bin lorry and was crushed to death. Bin Busy Recycling pleaded guilty to breaches of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 9 October. The court heard […]
Transport and plant hire services specialist Explore Transport has acquired a majority share in Wellingborough-based Prigmore Haulage for an undisclosed sum. Family firm Prigmore Haulage, which was launched by Patricia Prigmore in 2000, has an operating licence for 16 trucks and 20 trailers, and has a fleet which ranges from 7.5-tonne vehicles up to 44-tonne […]
A lorry driver who hit and killed an elderly pedestrian on a pedestrian crossing whilst the traffic lights were on red, has been spared jail.
Manchester Dairy has been prosecuted by the DVSA for deliberately overloading its vans while delivering Freshways milk when only a truck was capable of safely and legally carrying the heavy cargo.