Lorry drivers who arrive in the UK from today (6 April) must take a Covid-19 test within 48 hours of their arrival or face a £2,000 fine, the DfT is warning. The new rules are part of government measures to try to halt the spread of new Covid-19 variants in the UK. They apply to drivers and crews of HGVs and drivers of vans and other light goods vehicles, as well as applying to both UK-based and non-UK hauliers. Read […]
FORS Gold member and tipper haulier P J Brown (Construction) has gone into administration.
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”
Proposals to prevent drivers from completing the same module more than once during a five-year Driver CPC period could restrict operators’ ability to provide relevant training for their drivers, according to the FTA.