More than 67,000 employees working in the logistics sector are regarded as not being proficient in their jobs, according to a report by a government advisory body. The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) also said that a shortage of HGV drivers means more staff and younger workers are required to keep pace with the rapidly evolving technology in the road transport sector, otherwise many firms risk being left behind by competitors. The report stated: “Although the vast majority […]
International truck operators have been left in limbo after the French government announced a further – this time indefinite – suspension of its Ecotax road user charging scheme.
A cross-party group of MPs joined FairFuelUK (FFUK) and its backers today, to deliver a letter to 10 Downing Street calling for a 3ppl reduction in fuel duty in next week’s Budget.
An HGV driver on the M40 was so distracted by his mobile phone he was unaware of two police cars with their blue lights flashing attempting to stop him.