The UK’s new heavy goods vehicle (HGV) market fell by 73.4% in the second quarter of 2020, with 4,151 units registered, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). While the bulk of the decline was driven by coronavirus lockdown measures, a strong Q2 in 2019 – boosted by the the introduction of smart tachographs which saw a large uptick in orders – contributed to this year’s decline. Registrations of rigid trucks fell by […]
The number of job adverts for HGV drivers fell by 7.4% last week, a reduction only surpassed by dental nurses, according to figures from the recruitment and employment confederation (REC).
Lymm Truckwash hosted a Covid-19 compliant celebration of the industry’s ‘HGV Heroes’ this week, as part of the RHA’s National Lorry Week.
Smart motorways are “inherently unsafe and should be abandoned” a South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner is warning.