Serious disruption of vehicle testing operations at authorised testing facilities (ATFs) is on the cards with DVSA workers planning to escalate their industrial action from this week with a series of one day strikes. The industrial action centres around a long running dispute at DVSA over pay and conditions linked to the introduction of New Generation Testing (NGT) and, more generally, to flexible working. The decision to escalate strike action comes after Prospect members at DVSA staged a three hour […]
A ballot for industrial action by drivers and warehouse staff at Kuehne + Nagel Drinks Logistics (KNDL) has been launched with “severe disruption” to deliveries likely if strike action goes ahead.
A lack of testing slots for HGVs and trailers due to Covid-19 is already causing significant problems for hauliers and the situation is set to deteriorate as Christmas approaches, according to businesses in Yorkshire.
A road transport lawyer has warned that a case that saw Stobart (Ireland) Driver Services, a division of Eddie Stobart Logistics, pay compensation to 21 drivers for alleged breaches to their weekly rest periods could have an effect on decisions made in the UK.