IRTE News

IRTE Conference 2017

TC Nick Denton to offer advice on staying compliant

25th Aug 2017

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We are pleased to announce that the Traffic Commissioner for the West Midlands Nick Denton will be speaking in the legal stream at the IRTE Conference on Thursday 28th September at Chesford Grange, Kenilworth.

Newly elected IRTE council members

9th Aug 2017

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The SOE AGM took place at the SOE head office in London and featured new President Howard Seymour's inauguration. Howard gave a Presidential address to mark the beginning of his time in office and gave a detailed brief of his intended strategy. The AGM also served to introduce the other eight elected board members.

IRTE Conference: Full agenda and speaker line-up announced

17th Jul 2017

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The IRTE (Institute of Road Transport Engineers) has released the full programme and speaker details for the 2017 national IRTE Conference, being staged at Chesford Grange, Kenilworth, Warwickshire on 28 September.

IRTE and irtec win Carmen transport awards

4th May 2017

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The IRTE Skills Challenge and irtec both won awards at prestigious Carmen ceremonies at Mansion House and Merchant Taylors’ Hall in London, in recognition of progressive initiatives in the road transport industry.

Bath trial prompts call for agreed safety standards

31st Jan 2017

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On 9 February 2015, a tipper truck lost control in Bath, killing four people.

On 27 January 2017, Grittenham Haulage owner Matthew Gordon was sentenced to seven years and six months in prison, having been convicted of manslaughter in December. Technician Peter Wood, employed by Grittenham on a part-time basis and responsible for checking the brakes, was given a prison term of five years and three months.