HGV drivers have been warned by the DVLA that it will no longer accept medical reports from Doctors on Wheels, raising concerns that thousands of HGV drivers could be behind the wheel but unfit to drive. The DVLA’s warning follows police raids on the firm’s offices in Swindon, Leicester and Huddersfield last week as part of a trading standards investigation. The investigation, which is being headed up by Swansea’s Trading Standards team, was triggered by claims that D4 medicals were […]
Transport minister Claire Perry has met a delegation from the RHA to discuss the crippling driver shortage and the RHA’s proposal for a £100m package of grants to train new HGV drivers.
Today’s scheduled strike by drivers and warehouse staff working for Indesit UK is going ahead after last-minute talks on Wednesday between the white goods manufacturer and union Unite came to a close without resolution, the union told Motortransport.co.uk today.