The East Midlands ranks as the region with the highest rates of HGV driver wages and job vacancies, according to a new report. The finding comes from a study by consumer research site NimbleFins, which used 2018 data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) to rank HGV drivers’ standards of living by region. The research calculated job density in each area by the number of HGV driver jobs per 1,000 working people and compared pay levels to the cost […]
Unite is warning of a UK beer drought as over 1,000 drivers and warehouse staff at XPO Logistics Drinks threaten strike action in response to a “paltry” pay offer of 1.4%.
March has seen a rash of HGV, trailer and cargo thefts, counterbalanced by a string of arrests across the country, according to the latest figures from the freight division of the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS).
The DVSA has reminded drivers and operators of commercial and public service vehicles that tyres aged over 10 years fitted to front-steered axles will be illegal from 1 February 2021.