Refuse and recycling drivers and loaders at Reigate and Banstead Borough Council are planning strikes over the summer unless last-minute talks this week are successful. The dispute centres on new staff contracts that remove bank holiday overtime pay. Almost 90% of the 51 staff members, which includes 25 drivers, voted 97% in favour of striking to protest the contracts. Under the new contract the staff will get an extra five days holiday a year but will no longer receive a […]
Operators continue to face frustration and uncertainty over what the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) will look like when applied to the truck market.
The Greater London Authority (GLA) will release a transport strategy by the end of the year, after Philip Hammond announced that mayor Sadiq Khan would be given further devolved powers in today’s budget.