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Government confirms no plans to reverse Driver CPC Legislation

The government has confirmed it has no plans to reverse the Driver CPC legislation, and that periodic training is continuous and must be undertaken during the five-year period which starts when each Driver CPC card is issued. If Driver CPC legislation is amended, it is more likely to be an end to the policy of

£500k fine for failure to separate pedestrians and FLTs

Glass bottle manufacturer has been fined £500,000 after one of its workers was struck by a forklift truck (FLT) at its site in Cheshire.The victim sustained a broken arm in the 14 December 2015 incident. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigation found the company had failed to effectively segregate its pedestrian workers from those

Lorry with no reversing alarm kills Haulage contractor

Manchester Crown Court was told that Steven Wailey, a HGV driver employed by Alex Sharples Farm Supplies and Transport (ASFST), was backing into a parking space at Sandywood Industrial Estate on 7 May 2014 when he hit Danny Adams, 63.  Adams was the owner of D Adams Haulage Contractors and he rented part of ASFST’s

Haulage boss and a mechanic Jailed !!!

A haulage boss and a mechanic have been jailed following a 2015 tipper truck crash that killed four people in Bath, and today were sentenced at Bristol Crown Court to seven and a-half years and five years three months, respectively.The lorry had “truly serious faults” that were “obvious to anyone” according to investigators. Grittenham Haulage

Driver suffers Life Changing Injuries

A delivery firm has been fined after a driver suffered life changing injuries when he was hit by a reversing fork-lift truck. Reading Crown Court heard how the delivery driver who was working for an agency, was pushing a trolley containing parcels along the side of the building between the wall and a row of

Truck driver caught on 2 Phones while driving

UNBELIEVABLE ! This driver was on the M6 Near Knutsford, driving along whilst talking on one phone and texting on the other, at the same time, as well as driving of course. The traffic commissioner has the ability and power to remove this drivers vocational licence, and Accessible Ltd believes it should do so on


Backhouse Jones (specialists in legal matters for the transport law sector) have stated the following about Driver CPC following the UK’s vote to leave the EU “Driver CPC obligations are also unlikely to change, this is because, although the regulations were created by the EU, the UK is a signatory of the, snappily titled, European

Death of road worker prompts HSE warning to HGV drivers

  HGV drivers are frequently putting lives at risk by not following basic safety procedures when coupling and uncoupling vehicles, the Health and Safety Executive warned today. The workplace health and safety regulator urged drivers to apply parking brakes and use (or retrofit) warning alarms to avoid a repeat of an incident in January 2015

Skip Waste Company fined £160,000

The skip loader was manoeuvring into position for the pick-up but struck the worker as it was being driven through a narrow route between the full skip and a fence. The 29-year-old worker from Canvey Island, was caught between the skip loader truck and the skip he was preparing for pick-up. Which resulted in life-threatening


Accessible Ltd are pleased to announce the introduction of on-site training for plant vehicles and equipment within the construction industry. We can deliver training up to CPCS and NPORs level with the following vehicles Tele-handlers, Diggers, Excavators, Dumpers, Rollers, Mewps, Skid steer, Slinger Signaller Banksman. On Site, at YOUR Premises, with trainers that Have 20+yrs

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