Agency drivers involved in majority of bridge strikes, says transport law firm Backhouse Jones


Agency drivers are involved in the vast majority of bridge strike cases that come across well-known transport lawyer Jonathon Backhouse's desk. "I'd say that they account for seven to eight out of 10 of them," he told delegates at a Road Transport Expo seminar session. "If you are using agency drivers, then the risk of a bridge strike increases significantly," added Backhouse, a director of high-profile law practice Backhouse Jones. "Brief them properly about the hazards low bridges present, however [...]

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