The construction sector has reported widespread disruption and delays due to a shortfall of HGV drivers able to transport goods across the country. The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) said transport issues were now hitting suppliers to the construction industry, as members struggle to get materials into their stores and deliver orders to customers. It was now warning of failed deliveries at short notice, as well as lead times for some products being extended. The BMF said companies were attempting to […]
The shortage of skilled drivers continues to be the major concern for senior professionals in road haulage and logistics businesses throughout the UK, according to the findings of a major study published at the CV Show this week.
Scania and SP Training have begun offering a national HGV driver training programme.
Traffic commissioner (TC) Kevin Rooney has likened the use of AdBlue emulators on HGVs to fitting magnets to interfere with tachographs as the third haulier within a month was punished for cheating emission rules.