Van and truck operators have been warned to tighten up on their risk management procedures after the Sentencing Council ramped up the penalties for companies whose vehicles are involved in serious accidents.
MOT exemptions have been called into question after a crane hire company was fined £700,000 following the death of a driver.
Baldwins Crane Hire has been found guilty of corporate manslaughter after a collision killed a 49-year-old man.
Frys Logistics has been fined for tachograph offences discovered after one of its lorry drivers caused the death of two cyclists.
No further action will be taken against a company that employed a driver who fell asleep at the wheel and killed two charity cyclists.