HGV driver medicals are being suspended by two of the largest providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fit2Drive Medicals suspended its D4 medicals yesterday (23 March) whilst D4Drivers suspended its medicals today (24 March).. Fit2Drive Medicals carries out between 1,000 to 3,000 D4 medicals a month, whilst D4Drivers processes up to 5,000 drivers a month. Speaking to motortransport.co.uk, Fit2Drive director Paul Andrews, who also runs Clitheroe-based Paul Andrews Haulage said: “We have taken the view it is safer not to expose […]
Fortec said its members are seeing “huge spikes” in B2C trade as they “adapt and thrive” in the new Covid landscape.
The seven United Road Transport Union (URTU) men arrested by police as part of a fraud investigation relating to the Driver CPC have had their bail extended until September. All were arrested on suspicion of fraud by false representation in February as part of a police and Driving Standards Agency probe. They include URTU general secretary Bob Monks, national officer Mel Thornton, and regional officers Lee Pimbley and Mike Billingham. Their bail terms had originally been extended until 30 July, […]