Amazon has rejected claims it has a poor health and safety record after the publication of figures showing that more than 440 serious incidents occurred at its warehouses in the period from 2015/16. HSE investigation reports, obtained by the GMB Union under the Freedom of Information Act, revealed fractures, contusions and head injuries to staff, the union has claimed. In one incident a worker in Leicestershire suffered internal bruising after being knocked down and wedged under an HGV. The report […]
The government should make the use of longer semi-trailers (LSTs) a permanent fixture on the UK’s roads following the successful outcome of its trial, according to the FTA.
The speed limit on Highways England roadworks is to increase from 50mph to 60mph following extensive trials.
The need for drivers to undergo HGV driver medicals is to be suspended – possibly for a year – as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, according to a letter sent by MP Robert Buckland to a constituent.