You could jet off in this Daf CF Jet-Vac combi

Used deal of the week from Commercial Motor’s classified section is this 2013 Daf CF75.360 6x4 26t Jet Vac combination unit.

This 63-plate vehicle is fitted with a stainless steel tank from Road Tankers Northern.

The truck comes with Jurop 300 degree hydraulic rotating top boom and water cooled spec jetting pump for reduced noise.

There is also a fully hydraulic opening rear door and tank tip, external heated storage cabinet, sleeper cab, reverse camera and beacons.

Vendor Leeds Commercial (LC) Vehicle Hire says it has owned and maintained the vehicle from new and comes with a full service history.

LC’s overall fleet of 2000 owned trucks go on spot hire or long-term contract rental to a wide range of customers in the construction and utilities sectors.

These typically spend between four and four and a half years on hire work before being fed into LC’s used vehicle division.

With the chassis also covered by Daf’s manufacturer warranty until August 2016 we suggest you give LC a call.

Operators fined for depositing contaminated waste at farm

The boss of Bampton, Oxfordshire-based SJ Radband Haulage has been fined £1,600 for his company’s part in the transport of controlled waste to a site that did not have an environmental permit.

On 18 June, Oxford Crown Court was told that approximately 3,000 tonnes of controlled waste known in the industry as ‘trommel fines’, which can contain contaminants such as gypsum, were deposited at Aylesbury Mushrooms (Farms) site in Black Bourton, Oxfordshire.

The Environment Agency had received reports of trucks entering a gate at the Elmwood Farm site, carrying what was believed to be waste, in June 2012.

The court was told the waste had been misdescribed as a growing medium compost for the farm to avoid the higher disposal fees the company would have incurred if the material had been disposed of legitimately.

The Environment Agency said SJ Radband Haulage, which carried the waste, had failed to exercise due diligence in ensuring the waste had been properly described and that the land was covered by an environmental permit or exemption.

Aylesbury Mushrooms (Farms) and its owner Francis Stewart-Wood were fined £4,000 and £10,000 respectively, plus £2,000 each towards costs. Stephen Radband of SJ Radband Haulage was fined £1,600 with £2,000 towards costs.

In a separate hearing on 22 April at Oxford Magistrates’ Court Fred Sherwood and Sons (Transport), pleaded guilty to illegally depositing part of the same waste and failing in its duty of care.

It was fined £27,000, plus £3,000 in costs.

The waste came from a site in Neasden, west London, operated by waste firm Powerday, which pleaded guilty to related offences in April and will be sentenced at Harrow Crown Court in September.

Summing up: SJ Radband Haulage failed to ensure that the site it was delivering to had the required waste permit.