What will be the impact of new tax regulations on hauliers, self-employed drivers and wage rates when they are introduced in April? As hauliers battle against the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the government is preparing to throw another challenge into the mix. Updated tax rules, which were delayed last year as the pandemic hit, are set to be introduced in April, bringing with them some of the most significant changes to haulage working and employment practices in decades. Changes […]
A fully integrated vehicle telematics and camera system is providing one fleet operator with a training programme that it claimed had reduced accidents by almost a quarter.
Too many operators are trying to shave the hourly rate they pay for agency drivers rather than using technology such as telematics to improve the performance of temporary staff, according to fast-growing driver agency Milestone. Milestone director Adam Thompson says: “Too many operators look to save 20p on the hourly rate and don’t care about the driver’s performance. Instead we are using technology to reward our drivers for good behaviour, including green band driving, avoiding accident damage and complying with […]