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 […]
Inadequate notice by employers of changing shift patterns in haulage and warehousing is damaging workers’ health and destroying family lives, according to trade union Unite.
Government urged to repair key Scottish road link after landslips lead to record breaking level of closures
Business leaders in Scotland are demanding the government commits to fixing a notorious stretch of road on the A83 plagued by major landslips.
A recovery truck driver whose vehicle became stuck after he tried to drive through a gap in the central reservation of the A9 near Dunblane, to get to the southbound carriageway has been found guilty of dangerous driving this week.