There is a huge amount of ignorance among drivers over the drivers’ hours rules and tachograph regulations, says senior TC Beverley Bell. At a debate organised by recruitment agency Search Consultancy last month, she told operators that most of the drivers she encounters do not understand the rules. “You’re not very good at training your drivers on drivers’ hours,” said Bell. “You have a duty of care to make sure your drivers know the rules.” Bell admitted she was aware […]
Almost three quarters of Pall-Ex Group hauliers are affected by the driver shortage every day with all 170-plus members reporting the situation is causing their businesses to suffer, the pallet network is warning.
Work has started on Hermes’s new £31m super hub in Rugby, which will increase the company’s capacity by almost a quarter.
HGV drivers made redundant by RHA members can apply for a free day’s Driver CPC or an HGV driver medical to help them get back to work.