The DVLA’s decision to continue its suspension of driver medicals has been condemned as “ludicrous” and poses a significant risk to road safety, according to doctors’ network D4Drivers. It is now urging HGV drivers to book their medical despite the legal requirement currently being suspended and said the public would expect that temporary measures that increased the risk on the roads would have been reversed at the earliest opportunity. In April last year, transport secretary Grant Shapps said that it […]
A dispute over Yodel drivers’ wages has resulted in the GMB union launching a tribunal claim against the delivery company.
The DVLA has extended the time period that third parties can view a driver’s licence records via an online code from 72 hours to 21 days in a “victory for common sense”.
Brigade Electronics chairman and chief executive Chris Hanson-Abbott has called for the fitment of more safety systems on vehicles to be made mandatory, after being presented with an OBE for services to vehicle road safety.