Road transport software specialist Aquarius is reporting a marked increase in the number of agency drivers being employed by its UK customers during the pandemic. Demand in November and December 2020 rose by 74% compared to the same period in the previous year, according to data from the company’s ClockWatcher Elite tachograph analysis software. It also detected a 30% rise in the number of agency drivers being used by operators during the months of August, September and October 2020 compared […]
Police in Suffolk said it was “extremely frustrating” that large numbers of HGV drivers are breaking the law, after officers detected over 350 traffic offences in just five days.
Motorway service area provider Moto has closed 70% of its M&S stores within its network due to the lack of demand caused by people taking fewer journeys as the COVID-19 lockdown continues.
A specialist transport lawyer has urged hauliers to switch strategy if their work isn’t essential to the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak.