Bristol-based freight firm Drive Force (UK) has entered administration. Calls to its Gloucester Road, Avonmouth office were not being answered, but motortransport.co.uk understands that Paul Wood and Simon Haskew at Begbies Traynor were appointed as administrators of the business on 4 June. Incorporated in 1999, the company are specialists in bulk car and HGV distribution and storage across the UK and Europe. It provides automotive logistics solutions to customers in the automotive sector, including manufacturer operations and port deliveries, auction […]
Have you met a professional driver who is not concerned about road safety? All of us who have driven a 16.5m or 18.75m long vehicle in city traffic are acutely aware of the additional hazards presented by pedestrians and cyclists around us, particularly in poor visibility. If the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) being introduced by Transport for London (TfL) on 1 March helps to remove some of the stress involved in city driving and reduces the number of people who […]
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) said it had won a “protective award” for staff made redundant when Almtone-owned Canute Group ceased trading in 2018.