Felixstowe port has warned that the high container volumes it is currently dealing with could last into the new year, but that it remained “fully operational”. In a statement on its website, now removed, it said that “there is a significant amount of misinformation being circulated” about the port’s operational status and that, in common with major ports across the world, it was busy due to a “post-lockdown spike in container volumes.” The container terminal has been criticised in the […]
The DVSA has been urged to introduce delegated private sector testing to tackle the mounting backlog of annual HGV tests which have been suspended during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Lockdown pressures could be pushing delivery drivers to take greater risks, data provider Lytx warns
Delivery drivers could be taking increased risks as pressure mounts on them during the lockdown pandemic, fleet video telematics provider Lytx warned this week.
The FTA has accused the government of “heel dragging” over its continued failure to confirm the suspension of D4 medicals for HGV drivers despite allegedly agreeing a workaround with the DVLA over a week ago.