waste transporters

Unsafe loads – Legislation

On April 25, 2017, in Legislation, waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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The Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986 S100(2) Maintenance and use of vehicle so as not to be a danger, etc (2) The load carried by a motor vehicle or trailer shall at all times be so secured, if necessary by physical restraint other than its own weight, and be in such a position, […]

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Litter from waste transporters – correspondence

On April 20, 2017, in waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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Highways England HE had adamantly refused to consider prosecuting waste transport vehicle operators who allow material to escape from their vehicles in breach of  EPA S34 – Duty of care etc as respects waste In my e-mail to HE’s Ops Director Nick Harris of 10th Nov 2016 I argued that HE can and should prosecute such cases. Not having […]

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Waste transporter sheds waste onto M27

On April 6, 2017, in waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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From: David Basson Sent: 30 March 2017 17:33 To: petersilvermanXXXcleanhighways.co.uk Subject: Re: Highways England Response – M27 Litter – Ref: 18358943 Peter At 1340 on 28th March 2017 I was following a waste transporter lorry eastbound from Junction 8 of M27. Almost at once a plastic bag flew from the load on the vehicle in […]

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Videos showing refuse escaping from 4 waste transporters

On March 26, 2017, in waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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Videos showing litter escaping from waste transporters

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Waste transporter sheds waste onto M56

On February 28, 2017, in waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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Mike Pease says: February 27, 2017 at 10:39 am  (Edit) The M56 from the M60 (Manchester) junction 1 all the way to junction 15 is carpeted in litter in the central reservation. Not surprising as I witnessed a waste transport vehicle with rubbish flying off the top. I came off at the same junction and later […]

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Refuse escaping from waste transporter

On February 27, 2017, in Area 10, waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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From: Michael Pease Sent: 27 February 2017 09:55 To: CustomerCare.area10 Cc: ‘Olive, Andrew’petersilvermanXXcleanhighways.co.uk Subject: The M56 Dear Sirs, On Friday I travelled along the M56 from Manchester (M60, junction1) to Chester Zoo (junction 15 I think). On the way there, I noticed I waste refuse lorry with an unsecured load, with rubbish flying off the […]

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Waste escapes from Veolia bulk transporter

On January 16, 2017, in waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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January 2016 – Mary Sutherland reports waste escaping from bulk waste transporter operated by Veolia in Alton Hamphire Correspondence with Mary Sutherland All posts on Waste Transporters Peter Silverman 16th January 2016

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EPA S34 – Duty of care etc as respects waste

On October 28, 2016, in Environment Agency, Legislation, waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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Section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 imposes a number of duties on anyone who imports, produces, carries, keeps, treats or disposes of controlled waste

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Waste escaping from transporters – only two prosecutions ever by Environment Agency

On October 27, 2016, in Environment Agency, waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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Apart from this the only other prosecution was as a result of a complaint made by me in 2003

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Highways England claim they cannot prosecute under the EPA

On September 12, 2016, in Highways Agency, Highways England, Legislation, waste transporters, by PeterSilverman
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In answer to a question from Michael Pease Highways England say that they cannot prosecute offences under the Environmental Protection Act. This would include prosecutions under EPS S34 (Duty of care as respects waste) where waste was allowed to escape from a waste transport vehicle. See all posts on waste transporters Peter Silverman 12th September […]

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