Too many operators are trying to shave the hourly rate they pay for agency drivers rather than using technology such as telematics to improve the performance of temporary staff, according to fast-growing driver agency Milestone. Milestone director Adam Thompson says: “Too many operators look to save 20p on the hourly rate and don’t care about the driver’s performance. Instead we are using technology to reward our drivers for good behaviour, including green band driving, avoiding accident damage and complying with […]
Royal Mail will take on an additional 19,000 employees for the Christmas peak season, 2,600 of whom are intended for its Parcelforce operation.
Haulage firms and their drivers who unwittingly transport migrants into the UK inside their vehicles should not be fined until the chaos at Calais is rectified, according to a law firm.
The DVLA appears to have postponed plans to abolish the driving licence paper counterpart from 1 January, yielding to concerns the new system would introduce unnecessary complexities.