The government has no plans to assess the safety impact of the relaxation of HGV drivers’ hours, despite extending the scheme this week to the end of October as part of wider plans to continue it for another four months. According to union Unite, the DfT has confirmed in correspondence with the union that “there is not an impact assessment” of the ongoing extension to the maximum number of hours a lorry driver can drive. The union has condemned the […]
HGV drivers have the highest overall exposure to air pollution and yet are being overlooked in the air quality debate, according to scientists at King’s College London.
Delivery management firm Whistl has teamed up with Road to Logistics to offer HGV drivers roles with Whistl at its Bedford Super Depot.
Fleet managers have revealed that vehicle cameras and CCTV technology are cutting incident reports by almost a third and personal injury claims by almost a half.