Unite has pledged to stand up for lorry drivers and make the government ensure there are adequate welfare facilities installed at the huge HGV parks in Kent currently under construction. The union said it would not allow MPs and local councillors to “look the other way” as lorry drivers were denied basic rights, resulting in a public health crisis. The parks are being built to deal with delays caused by increased checks and paperwork following the country’s withdrawal from the […]
Uncertainty over EU workers’ future employment rights is a “major concern” given that 10% of the UK’s driver workforce is from the EU, the FTA has warned.
Current eyesight test regulations for drivers may not sufficient to protect drivers against the dangers of night-time driving, according to the RTITB.