RHA has slammed a move by councils to fine truck drivers for weight infringements as nothing more than a cash generator. The Local Government Association (LGA) is calling on the government to grant councils new powers to tackle “rogue” HGV drivers. The call is prompted by what the LGA describes as “lorry mayhem blighting villages and towns across the country” which it says results largely from lorries being “driven down routes not suitable for their size and weight.” LGA called […]
Recruitment specialist Encore Personnel is planning to hire a dedicated, full-time CPC trainer to offer extended training sessions both in the week and at weekends.
Tarmac’s plan to roll out new-night time shift rates will slash operators’ earnings and add further pressure to firms already struggling to survive the pandemic, hauliers warned this week.
Operators’ fears of a driver-shortage-fuelled capacity crisis this Christmas have been backed up by new research revealed today by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).