Operators allowing or pressuring vulnerable employees to work during the COVID-19 pandemic could face HSE prosecution, a leading law firm warned this week. The warning was made during a webinar on the impact of new government emergency measures to tackle the pandemic on operators’ businesses. The webinar, organised by law firm Backhouse Jones, which specialises in transport law, tackled questions from operators on how to navigate the new rules around the temporary relaxation of drivers hours, furloughing employees, applying for […]
Gist is offering up to £5,000 to HGV drivers joining the business from August in a bid to boost driver numbers and ensure continued deliveries to key customers, including Marks & Spencer.
Variety retailer B&M has taken delivery of 21 straightframe fixed double deck wedge vans from Tiger Trailers.
Hauliers left to find out their own Direct Vision Standard ratings, after TfL surrenders responsibility
The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) ratings for Euro-6 trucks are now available, but in an unexpected twist TfL has placed the burden of finding out what they are onto the shoulders of hauliers and truck manufacturers.