The DVSA has admitted it now has “a number of outstanding applications” for individual vehicle approvals (IVAs) as well as appointment delays, as the enforcement agency battles to support priority testing during the pandemic. Its comments came as one operator told motortransport.co.uk that it had been waiting eight weeks for an IVA, but had been given no indication from the DVSA when its imported Mercedes would finally be tested. Paul Ponsonby, director at Birmingham-based haulier Paul Ponsonby, said it was […]
Hermes UK has launched a major recruitment drive and is looking for 10,500 “parcel people” to handle volumes that are predicted to be double last year on Black Friday and at Christmas.
The transportation and storage industry had a rate of fatal injury around twice the average across all industries, according to new figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
The Office of the Traffic Commissioner (OTC) is warning public inquiry (PI) attendees that they must follow the 14-day quarantine rule when arriving back in the UK from a country that is not on the exemption list.