P&O Ferries has launched a new initiative providing free food, shopping discounts and cabin upgrades to freight drivers. The move is aimed at raising awareness of their contribution to keeping the economy moving. Under its ‘Free Food February for Freight Drivers’ initiative, those sailing on P&O between Dover and Calais can have a complimentary meal from a menu that has been ‘specifically designed to be filling and hearty’. Two freight drivers per vehicle can claim a free meal by presenting […]
The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has beefed up the security of its VN5 electric van by partnering with Locks 4 Vans, which offers bespoke solutions for commercial vehicles.
Victory! Back in 2017, after campaigning from the Unite union and Truckers’ Toilets UK, the HSE ruled thatemployers in control of non-domestic premises (i.e. places of work) were required to allow all visitors to their premises, who were not employed by them, access to their toilets and washing facilities.
Drunk driver pleads with court not to ban him as he will lose “significant” earnings due to driver shortage
A Lithuanian lorry driver, arrested for driving a lorry whilst drunk, pleaded with the court not to ban him as the driver shortage meant he could lose out on “significant” earnings whilst in Britain. Manchester Magistrates Court heard that Lithuanian Vitas Urbonas, 48, was seen driving a MAN tractor unit in the early hours of Sunday morning (September 12) on the M61. The police followed him and found him parked on Bridgewater Avenue, in Bolton, where he claimed to be […]