Employers should recognise the growing impact of the pandemic on their drivers’ mental health and check that staff are fit to drive alongside daily walkaround checks, according to FleetCheck. Peter Golding, MD at the fleet software firm, said a recent poll showing 40% of people think their mental health has worsened during the crisis was just the latest in a series of surveys and research revealing the scale of Covid-19’s impact on a large section of the population. He said […]
A major supply chain failure at the distribution warehouse of Swiss diagnostics company Roche in Newhaven, East Sussex has delayed NHS blood tests and screenings for diseases including Covid-19 and cancer.
Hauliers entering the UK without proof of a negative Covid-19 test could be fined £2,000 from April 6, the government is warning.
Furlough rules are needlessly preventing thousands of HGV drivers from delivering personal protective equipment (PPE) to millions of nurses and doctors, according to the RHA.