The RHA is calling for HGV drivers to report companies banning them from using their toilets to the HSE as evidence mounts that the problem is on the increase as the Covid-19 lockdown eases. Despite heroic efforts by HGV drivers to keep vital supply chains open during the pandemic, hundreds of drivers are reporting that increasing numbers of companies are banning them from using toilet and handwashing facilities at delivery points, with the majority of culprits being smaller businesses. The […]
The RHA has begun ramping up the industry’s profile as it embarks on a 13-week campaign culminating in National Lorry Week between 16-22 November.
Police in Hampshire said “a massive effort” from haulage operators meant it would be downscaling its A31 HGV triage operation early.
The ‘pingdemic’ and a global semiconductor shortage are both standing in the way of a recovery in UK commercial vehicle production, with figures showing a 21% reduction on the pre-pandemic average.