Increasingly ‘knowing-your-driver’ has become a key fleet compliance requirement. As technology permits more frequent checking across a wider range of datasets, fleets are taking the opportunity to increase their awareness of their drivers. Improving risk profiles, insurance rates, HR strategies and road safety are all rolled-up in this. However, much depends on being actually able to access the data often held by government bodies. One example of this is professional driver training. Knowing what courses a driver has attended reduces […]
Risk management, driver behaviour and improving efficiency through collaboration are among the topics that will be discussed at the Microlise Transport Conference workshops.
Government plans aimed at tackling the HGV driver shortage crisis which stop short of issuing temporary visas to foreign drivers have been given a muted welcome by the haulage industry.
POSTPONED – All your questions about drivers’ hours but were afraid to ask – answered anonymously by DVSA
The DVSA has had to postpone its campaign to remind HGV drivers and operators of the regulations around driving time and rests and to encourage them to stick to the rules as a result of the coronavirus.