£100 fine and Three Points for Tailgating to Tackle Careless Drivers

Drivers spotted tailgating and lane-hogging could face on-the-spot fines from today (August 16th).   The new fines are part of changes giving the police powers to issue fixed-penalty notices for careless driving. The penalty will be £100 with three points on the driver’s licence. The most serious examples will continue to go through court, where offenders may face […]

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Yorkshire Council Fined Over MEWP Accident

Bradford council fined after a 22 yr old suffered serious injuries.   Bradford Council was fined £12K over a devastating accident in which a 22-year old council worker broke his spine, pelvis, collar bone and a leg when he fell from a MEWP (mobile elevating work platform) which became unstable and overturned during arboreal work in Bierley Hall woods. The council was deemed to […]

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