Ambitious plans to install thousands of miles of bike lanes in England in a drive to make the nation fitter must not be at the expense of kerbside deliveries, Logistics UK has urged. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged £2bn to transform road infrastructure and build protected cycle routes in towns and cities. But Logistics UK said the plans must be implemented with consideration to the needs of hauliers: “Without deliveries, businesses in cities and towns will not receive the […]
The government will start paying employers 80% of furloughed workers wages from next Monday (20 April), according to HMRC chief executive Jim Harra.
Professional drivers renewing their licences will not have to worry about the D4 medical after the government finally agreed to relax the requirement following mounting criticism it was failing to act.
Driver training provider Fleet Source has welcomed the DVSA’s decision to update its HGV driver training programme, adding questions in the theory test to cover the correct use of Class 6 mirrors and recommending that safe urban driving and vulnerable road user awareness courses be undertaken by all drivers as part of their Driver CPC training.