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. The warning comes from road safety firm SmartWitness in the wake of the government’s emergency order which has eased drivers’ hours rules to allow round-the-clock deliveries of food and medical goods during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new rules increase the weekly maximum daily driving time of nine hours to 11 hours, and raise the weekly limit from […]
The Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum is holding an online conference to look at transport decarbonisation in the UK including low-carbon fuels, infrastructure, sector-specific targets and next steps for policy.
UK Mail Group has been given the green light to develop its new hub in Coventry, following its agreement with the DfT earlier this month.
The RHA is calling on agricultural and food giant AB Agri to reconsider its decision to require its haulage operators to join the SafeContractor accreditation scheme, motortransport.co.uk has learnt.