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Brexit: Are EU ready?

CM looks at the effect a no-deal Brexit could have on employment rights in the transport sector for UK employers

Defect app gives instant access

Freeway Fleet Systems has launched a defect management app that gives workshop technicians immediate access to documents such as manuals and diagnostic sheets on smartphones and tablets.

DVSA updates its MoT manual

The DVSA has updated its inspection manual for HGVs with changes clarifying rules regarding the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and emissions.

SEPA clamps down on illegal waste haulage

The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has launched a clampdown on illegal waste haulage and disposal, which involves the police and the other three UK environmental agencies.

Sentence increased for illegal dumping

An operator already serving time in prison has had his sentence increased after a truck he owns dumped piles of waste outside business sites five times in one month illegally.