Driver First Assist has moved one step closer to achieving its pledge to provide an automated external defibrillator (AED) at a fraction of the cost of existing products. With development and certification completed, the not-for-profit community interest company, which has so far delivered over 7,000 training courses on basic roadside first aid and accident scene management, has launched a crowd-funding appeal to finance the initial manufacturing costs so that deliveries can begin in September. With the life-saving potential of having […]
Unite has pledged to stand up for lorry drivers and make the government ensure there are adequate welfare facilities installed at the huge HGV parks in Kent currently under construction.
The FTA and RHA joined forces at a Treasury meeting last Friday (20 Feb) to push for immediate government funding towards the cost of training and licence acquisition for new HGV drivers.