FORS funded on-cycle driver safety training is back on track following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. The practical on-cycle sessions form part of the FORS Professional Safe Urban Driving and Van Smart courses, and are aimed at helping HGV drivers experience the road from a cyclist’s viewpoint. At the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, FORS introduced a temporary relaxation of the on-cycle element, instead allowing drivers to meet the work-related road risk (WRRR) training requirements of the FORS Standard with […]
Nearly one in three truck drivers said they had fallen asleep at the wheel in the last year, according to a report revealing that professional driver fatigue is now at “epidemic” levels.
Food and drink logistics services provider Culina Logistics has revealed plans to fit out its entire fleet of around 400 trucks with forward facing cameras and remote speeding alerts. The operator will also install a trailer tracking system on almost 1,000 trailers. Both measures are subject to a successful trial of the respective systems that will get underway in August.
Lockdown pressures could be pushing delivery drivers to take greater risks, data provider Lytx warns
Delivery drivers could be taking increased risks as pressure mounts on them during the lockdown pandemic, fleet video telematics provider Lytx warned this week.