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 […]
Proposed changes to the Highway Code, which include guidance on how smart motorways operate, have been criticised by the widow of a man killed by an HGV on the M1.
The life of a professional driver has changed dramatically over the last few years, with technology playing a huge part in this. One man and his truck has turned into one person, their truck and their digital toolbox.
Over 200 Hanson lorry drivers and engineers are set to vote on strike action after rejecting a 2.5% pay offer from the company on the grounds that, with inflation running at 3.9%, the offer constitutes a pay cut.