RHA research has revealed that the long-predicted driver shortage is now severely affecting operators as they gear up for the Christmas peak. According to a poll of its members, both subcontractors and agency drivers are in short supply: 96.4% of respondents said they had difficulty in sourcing agency drivers, while 85% found subcontractors hard to come by. RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning told MT this is the first time the industry has been able to quantify the shortage of subbies […]
Pallet distribution hauliers have banded together under a new RHA forum that aims to tackle major issues facing the sector and share best practice.
Shown here are the first two drivers to have gained C+E entitlement via an HGV driver upgrade scheme at Meachers Global Logistics.
Current eyesight test regulations for drivers may not sufficient to protect drivers against the dangers of night-time driving, according to the RTITB.