Current eyesight test regulations for drivers may not sufficient to protect drivers against the dangers of night-time driving, according to the RTITB. Speaking at the Microlise Transport Conference last week, RTITB lead technical executive Richard Brewer said that night time delivery is often a very cost-effective solution for transport businesses and their customers, but that it comes with risks that should be given due attention. He said: “When I had my driver’s medical I had to look at a screen […]
A truck driver who deliberately drove in the wrong direction on the M20 in a bid to catch a ferry was jailed for 10 months this week.
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.
Warwickshire Police using a Highways England HGV detected 211 driving offences during a five-day operation between 14-18 September.