At an Innovation Workshop held ahead of the conference delegates heard some truly frightening statistics on the potential number of dangerously drivers at risk of sleep disorders – and some ways of detecting and solving the problem. David Lee, clinical director of Sleep Unlimited, said that up to 1.5 million people in Britain could have obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), in which their breathing is so badly disrupted during sleep that they wake frequently and feel constantly tired during the day. […]
The shortlist for the UK’s best truck drivers has been published by Microlise.
“Draconian” sanctions are increasingly being imposed on firms in the supply chain who make honest mistakes when dealing with non-duty-paid goods, the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has warned.
Road safety organisation Brake has urged firms to implement a zero-tolerance approach to at-work drink and drug driving, after a survey suggested fewer than half would dismiss an employee for driving when over the legal alcohol limit.