Failure to carry out pre-employment checks led to death of a cyclist

A transport commissioner has criticised the bosses of a transport company whose failure to carry out rigorous pre-employment checks led to the death of a cyclist.

Tue, 30 Jun 2015

A transport commissioner has criticised the bosses of a transport company whose failure to carry out rigorous pre-employment checks led to the death of a cyclist. 

Alan Neve was run over and killed in Holborn, central London, in 2013 by a heavy goods vehicle driven by Barry Meyer, who was both unlicensed and uninsured.

In his oral...

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