Only around one in 10 people believe HGV drivers’ behaviour on the roads has improved since the Coronavirus pandemic began, according to a poll carried out by the AA. The results from 19,732 respondents showed that 12% thought lorry drivers were better behaved now than before the lockdown. A quarter (25%) thought car drivers and cyclists were worse on the roads now, although 21% thought car drivers’ behaviour had improved. Only 10% thought there had been any improvement in cyclists. […]
Lymm Truckwash has ensured drivers to its site have been kept refreshed with free beverages, biscuits and ice cream during the Covid-19 pandemic.
An extra 11,000 safe and secure parking spaces across the UK are needed to plug a security shortfall for HGV drivers, according to the RHA.
The government is looking at funding HGV driver training for those leaving the military to help alleviate the skills shortage.