B.R.S. Drivers Fined for False Entries F ALSE entries and claims
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for work and overnight lodging led to three British Road Services drivers being fined by Rotherham magistrates last week. The drivers' lorries were twice seen at Rawmarsh, near Rotherham, by British Transport Commission police when they should have been at Knutsford.
All three drivers admitted converting to their own use money supplied by the Commission for subsistence expenses, and making false expenses claims.
Fred Metcalfe, Green Lane, Rawmarsh, was fined £5, with £3 13s. 6d. costs. Joseph Lawrence, Bower Road, Swinton, was fined a total of £10, with £6 8s. costs, and James Charles Robinson, Goodwin Avenue, Rawmarsh, was fined a total of £7 10s. and £3 I3s. costs.
COACHES FOR PENSIONERS
DERMISSION to operate an express service to carry old-age pensioners and disabled people from Sheffield to Hornsea and Southsea was granted to Mr. C. G. Littlewood, Burngreave Road, Sheffield, by the Yorkshire Licensing Authority last week.
Mr. Littlewood is already operating a similar service to Torquay. but he said that some of the pensioners were seeking a change of resort for their summer holidays.