The current rules for HGV drivers when it comes using a hand-held mobile phone are exactly the same as those for drivers of any other type of vehicle. However, enforcement is typically more stringent for commercial drivers, with increasingly creative strategies being developed by police to catch offenders – including a recent operation using unmarked HGVs for surveillance. Those who are caught breaking the law can expect to be prosecuted, with potentially serious consequences. If a driver is taken to […]
A complete ban on mobile phone use while driving – including hands-free – is long overdue and should be relatively easy to enforce, according to licence checking service Licence Bureau.
Fortec will complete its most significant IT project in a decade by the end of the year, in a move it claims will put it ahead of its pallet network rivals and on par with the best the parcels sector can offer.
DHL has launched a smartphone app for drivers and subcontractors which sends real time data and PoD information back to base.