The relaxation of drivers’ hours rules has been extended until 30 December, in response to crippling port congestion, Covid-19 and “unusual demand patterns”. The Department for Transport (DfT) said the relaxation applies to anyone driving within Great Britain under the EU drivers’ hours rules and involved in the transport of food and other essential goods from ports, including mixed loads with a significant content of such goods. In addition, the DfT said anyone transporting food and other essential goods for […]
Current eyesight test regulations for drivers may not sufficient to protect drivers against the dangers of night-time driving, according to the RTITB.
From the outset of this pandemic the government made it clear that home delivery was vital to the fight against COVID-19 and that company’s like ours were doing essential work. It made sense – home delivery enables people to get the items they need while self-isolating or following the government’s guidelines to stay at home.
A dispute over Yodel drivers’ wages has resulted in the GMB union launching a tribunal claim against the delivery company.