26 Apr '12, 10am

Dundee driver wins unfair dismissal: A National Express Dundee bus driver ... Save Diesel Costs

A National Express Dundee bus driver has been awarded £16,700 by an employment tribunal. Graeme Brannan was dismissed after an accident in April last year, but the tribunal ruled that the company did not carry out a proper accident investigation. Brannan claimed the throttle pedal of his bus had jammed, and the tribunal was told this view was supported by a VOSA inspector. However the alleged fault could not be replicated when the bus was tested by NatEx Dundee’s engineering manager, and the company concluded that Brennan had pressed the throttle by mistake. The tribunal noted there was a need to clarify the evidence of the VOSA inspector, but rather than doing so with that person, the bus company chose to check only with its own engineering manager. Tribunal chairman Ian McFatridge concluded: ‘’In the view of the tribunal, the investigation by the respondents was outwith ...

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