The FTA is calling for a major increase in roadside checks on vans to raise standards in the sector.
HGV drivers working longer hours under new COVID-19 rules should be supplied with government-subsidised fatigue monitors to avert a rise in road accidents.
Extra MSA Group has opened the first phase of its new £64m Leeds Skelton Lake Services.
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, Motor Transport looks at the ways operators can build new business and benefit from government support schemes. John Kendal reports.
Fashion brand Boohoo’s Burnley distribution centre (DC) was raided by police this morning (31 March) after alleged claims the company had breached social distancing measures introduced by the government during the COVID-19 crisis.
Have you heard about the temporary relaxation of drivers hours and want to know more? Motor Transport’s sister title, Commercial Motor is hosting a free webinar in association with Aquarius about this dramatic change in tachograph legislation. The additional measures being put in place by the Government and the relaxation of the working day allowances will have a dramatic affect on the haulage industry, but what exactly does it mean. This hour-long discussion will look at how it will affect […]
Leeds City Council has become the latest local authority to ask government to delay the start date of its clean air zone (CAZ) as it deals with the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.
All travel relating to the operation of logistics business has been designated as essential travel by the government during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UK commercial vehicle production for the domestic market returned to growth in February this year, following five months of decline, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Clive Brooks (pictured), MD of Herefordshire-based haulier ABE, has applauded the government’s offer to pay employees 80% of their salaries while giving them leave of absence during the COVID-19 pandemic.