Gloucestershire haulier The Cullimore Group has nominated two of its drivers for the Road Haulage Association’s (RHA) HGV Heroes campaign, running to 13 August. The campaign celebrates hauliers working across multiple disciplines for their efforts in keeping essential goods moving around the country during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Cullimore Group’s nominees, Richard Livall (pictured left) and Patrick Gibbs (right), have remained ever-present throughout the pandemic, ensuring the safe delivery of goods such as bread directly from the mill to local […]
Treasury minister Danny Alexander has pledged to review FairFuelUK’s (FFUK) economic report, which shows that the planned 3ppl duty rise in January will result in 35,000 job losses and reduce GDP growth by 0.1%. During a landmark meeting yesterday (29 October) with FFUK and its major backers the FTA and RHA, the chief secretary to the Treasury made a firm commitment to look closely at the Impact of fuel duty on the macro-economy report, produced by the National Institute for […]
Lymm Truckwash has ensured drivers to its site have been kept refreshed with free beverages, biscuits and ice cream during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Employers should recognise the growing impact of the pandemic on their drivers’ mental health and check that staff are fit to drive alongside daily walkaround checks, according to FleetCheck.