A driver who died while making a delivery to Toyota’s factory in Burnaston last week worked for Goldstar Transport in Felixstowe, the motor manufacturer has confirmed. Toyota said the 56-year-old male driver was delivering a container of parts to the Derbyshire site and had been instructed to collect an empty container to return to Felixstowe. It was unable to provide more details of the accident, but said: “The police and the HSE are investigating the incident and have stated that […]
Lewisham Council has been supplied with another 24 Mercedes-Benz Econics from Orwell Truck & Van, completing its waste collection and recycling vehicle replacement programme.
A new white paper designed to help employers navigate the process of managing driver wellbeing and safety as they emerge from the pandemic has been issued by the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP).
There has been much talk recently of how HGV drivers are treated in the UK and whether companies, as well as the industry as a whole, are doing enough to provide them with decent facilities, good pay and relevant benefits.