SmartWitness UK said it had found non-UK hauliers “really frustrated” by the Direct Vision Standard scheme and many were still looking to boycott London rather than shell out thousands of pounds to make their fleets compliant. However, it added that their stance could prove beneficial to UK hauliers who are ready for the safety scheme, which comes into force on 1 March. “The result has been that many south-east based haulage firms who have done their compliance with us are […]
Transaid has secured funding for a professional driver training programme in Ghana, raising standards and expanding training capacity for HGV drivers.
Purfleet-based Youngs Transportation & Logistics has acquired North West Cargo (NWC) in Warrington, adding another 44 vehicles to its fleet and providing it with the presence in the North that its major clients have reportedly demanded.
Leyland-based car transporter Alto Distribution has purchased family-owned E. Massey (Transport) in a bid to diversify into a new sector.