The man leading a new study investigating the relationship between a driver’s personality and their behaviour behind the wheel in order to identify those most at risk to driving incidents, is calling on operators to get involved. Applied Driving Techniques (ADT) said its ‘Driver Safe 2015’ research involved profiling fleet drivers for free, using psychometric, emotional intelligence and motivational tests and then comparing the results against incident history. Ocado has already signed up to the study, which is being supported […]
Warwickshire Police using a Highways England HGV detected 211 driving offences during a five-day operation between 14-18 September.
More than 60 cargo thefts from trucks have been reported since the beginning of 2021, amounting to over £1m worth of goods stolen, according to the latest figures from the freight division of the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS).
The Unite union has accused Tesco of getting Stobart Group “to do its dirty work” for it, after the 183 drivers based at the operator’s Doncaster DC were told they faced possible redundancy. Eddie Stobart revealed its plans to staff at the DC yesterday (5 September), confirming Unite’s worst fears following the transfer of the business and staff from Tesco to Stobart on 5 August. David Pickering, Eddie Stobart MD, said: “After a thorough assessment and review of the transport […]