Plan to relax drivers’ hours over Christmas “dangerous and reckless”, warns Unite


 

Government moves to continue the extension of the relaxation of drivers’ hours past Christmas is “reckless, dangerous and potentially illegal”, Unite is warning. The warning follows the union’s discovery that the DfT has launched a “technical consultation” with stakeholders into a further extension of the relaxation of drivers’ hours, which was due to come to an end on Sunday 3 October. The consultation is not open to the public. Unite is now taking legal advice on what it believes is […]