Nominations are now open for the Microlise Driver of the Year Awards, the winners of which will be announced on 16 May 2017, the night before the Microlise Transport Conference at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. While the three main awards are based on analysis of anonymous Microlise telematics performance data for more than 110,000 drivers, nominations are required for Young Driver of the Year, Most Improved Driver of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, HGV Hero and Extra Mile. For the […]
Eddie Stobart and the Unite union will start talks at Acas this Thursday (15 November) in a bid to end the row over drivers’ jobs at Tesco’s Doncaster DC. A spokesman for Eddie Stobart confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that the operator’s MD David Pickering will personally attending the talks with Unite at Acas. The move comes after a 72-hour walkout by 180 Unite driver members facing redundancy at the DC. This included a demo outside a Tesco store in Westminster. Eddie Stobart […]
Samworth Brothers Supply Chain driver Matthew Pickering has been named the FTA’s Truck Driver of the Year 44-tonne 2016, following a hard-fought contest.
The DVLA appears to have postponed plans to abolish the driving licence paper counterpart from 1 January, yielding to concerns the new system would introduce unnecessary complexities.