Kinaxia Logistics chief executive Simon Hobbs (pictured) has welcomed today’s (March 11) Budget in which the Chancellor promised that the NHS will get “whatever it needs, whatever it costs” to tackle the coronavirus outbreak. Rishi Sunak said his three-point £1bn plan to tackle the impact of the virus on the UK workforce would include extending access to statutory sick pay and allowing anyone self-isolating to get a sick note over the phone. He also promised that the government would make […]
Provisional traffic figures released by the DfT show light goods vehicles continued to outstrip other vehicle categories last year in terms of mileage growth.
The DfT remains fully committed to conducting a lorry platoon trial this year on UK roads, despite Daimler’s announcement this week that the commercial benefits of the technology appear negligible.
A company that failed to ensure two of its workers were sufficiently rested to work and travel safely before they crashed into a parked articulated lorry and died has been fined £450,000.