The current limited drivers’ hours relaxation has been extended until 31 May “in response to unprecedented pressures on local and national supply chains”. The Department for Transport (DfT) announced last month that the blanket relaxation of the regulations would last until 21 April, but it has now extended this for another six weeks. In a statement, the DfT said: “A specific review of the continuation of the relaxations past 21 April has been conducted and, on the basis of the […]
Construction materials group Breedon is paving the way for workers to switch careers and pursue a new life as an HGV driver through its apprenticeship scheme.
The Commons Transport Committee has announced an inquiry into government policy on the UK’s strategic road network.
The government has called on the freight industry to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 15% by 2025, while conceding that diesel can be a sensible choice for the sector while vehicle technology advances.