Hoyer Petrolog said disruption to fuel supplies at some of its customers’ sites was a small proportion of the overall network and the focus should be on recruiting more drivers into the industry. The bulk fuel logistics provider responded to concerns about the availability of fuel after its customer BP admitted it was closing a handful of sites temporarily due to a lack of professional drivers to transport petrol and diesel. Petrolog client Shell is also experiencing some shortages but […]
Extending drivers hours could leave hauliers and their drivers at risk of being prosecuted for dangerous driving, according to a transport lawyer.
New HGV registrations increased by almost 13% year-on-year in 2021, driven by growth in sectors such as construction, according to the SMMT.
The RHA has confirmed it will be meeting with the Treasury next Friday (20 Feb) to thrash out the potential of direct funding for road haulage employers wanting to train new HGV drivers.