Reason Transport UK has been fined £5,000 after pleading guilty to charges in connection with the death of HGV driver Petru Pop. Pop was crushed to death by a 1.4 tonne pallet of stone tiles he was attempting to unload at a residential address in High Wycombe in November 2016. High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 23 November 2016, Petru Pop, 52, an agency driver, was carrying out a delivery for Palletways member Reason Transport UK, at Fraser Road, […]
Yodel has appointed a new legal director specialising in retail and logistics.
UK driver shortage no longer critical but “significant” churn will continue without better pay and conditions, report warns
The UK’s HGV driver shortage crisis is abating as new and returning drivers boost numbers, but without “urgent and sustained” action to improve driver pay, conditions and parking facilities the industry will continue to see significant churn, a new report from driver agency Driver Require warns this week.
The government has set out changes to the Highway Code to ensure the first self-driving cars, vans, trucks and buses are introduced safely on the UK’s roads.