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 […]
Biffa has launched 27 brand-new zero emission electric refuse collection vehicles (eRCVs) on the streets of Manchester today (8 March), in partnership with Manchester City Council which is investing £10m in the initiative.
As an operator it’s frustrating to purchase new trucks and still have to fit additional safety features, now often mandated to work in the city centre construction sector, which are not currently available to be installed or supported by the manufacturer.
HGV drivers crossing the Channel must continue to provide proof of an authorised negative coronavirus test within 72 hours of travelling to the border, according to the government.