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 […]
The RHA is to make an emergency submission to the government this week demanding that it steps in and sorts out the industry’s driver shortage, before it undermines the fragile economic recovery.
Operators of all sizes need to stay ahead of the curve on low-emission freight technology or risk being left behind.
Further talks between union Unite and white goods manufacturer Indesit UK were held yesterday, the union has confirmed – just as the second of three strikes by drivers and warehouse staff was due to begin.