Transport industry business groups have demanded that adequate hygiene facilities, including hot and cold running water, are available to all drivers and warehouse operatives delivering to, or collecting from business premises. In a joint statement, FTA chief executive David Wells, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett and Unite national officer Adrian Jones stressed the legal obligations of businesses to employees and visitors, urging them to ensure that the facilities on offer comply with the legal requirements. “Government advice during this crisis […]
The pandemic has been enough to prompt feelings of anxiety and fear in most people, but a survey from a mental health support service has found significantly high levels of worry among transport professionals about a return to the workplace.
The government is looking at alternative means of funding smaller hauliers struggling to access the Treasury’s COVID-19 funding packages.
Hauliers have delivered a damning verdict of the security, quality and availability of rest stops in the UK, with most rating them ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’.