Fleet managers have revealed that vehicle cameras and CCTV technology are cutting incident reports by almost a third and personal injury claims by almost a half. A survey of Motor Transport and Commercial Motor readers has shown that more than half of all respondents (56%) reported that the vehicle cameras improved driver behaviour, while 47% said incident reports decreased after installation. The survey, commissioned by vehicle safety manufacturer Brigade Electronics and aimed at fleet managers and HGV drivers, found that […]
The need for drivers to undergo HGV driver medicals is to be suspended – possibly for a year – as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, according to a letter sent by MP Robert Buckland to a constituent.
A campaign group is also seeking a judicial review of the government’s decision to introduce smart motorways.
Truck drivers in danger of losing their licences because GPs and private providers are no longer carrying out D4 medicals during the COVID-19 pandemic have accused the DVLA of throwing them to the wolves.