The RHA has welcomed the decision by agricultural and food giant AB Agri not to require hauliers to join the SafeContractor accreditation scheme. The body was concerned hauliers were being held to ransom, with further work dependent on signing up to the scheme which requires firms to pay to be assessed against a list of health and safety requirements, and face two audits before qualifying. Read more RHA objects to AB Agri plans to force operators to join SafeContractor accreditation […]
The need for drivers to undergo HGV driver medicals is to be suspended – possibly for a year – as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, according to a letter sent by MP Robert Buckland to a constituent.
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.
Government plans to make HGV drivers bear the greatest responsibility for road safety have been condemned as “extremely dangerous” by the RHA this week.