The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is demanding that governments across Europe drop “misguided” Covid restrictions and act to alleviate driver shortages if they are to resolve a growing supply chain crisis. The IRU’s goods transport council, which represents more than three million logistics operators globally, said delays would stretch into 2022 unless governments acted now to fix a “supply chain mess”. It has backed a resolution that called for congested ports to be alleviated by accelerating the uptake of […]
Government moves to continue the extension of the relaxation of drivers’ hours past Christmas is “reckless, dangerous and potentially illegal”, Unite is warning.
“Frightening and irresponsible” – Highway Code changes would transfer legal liability to HGV drivers, RHA claims
The RHA has expressed “serious concerns” over proposed changes to the Highway Code that it said would leave HGV drivers legally liable in the event of a collision.
The government’s decision to allow 5,000 foreign drivers into the UK will infuriate Brexiteers whilst failing to plug the shortfall of 100,000 drivers, parcel delivery service Parcelhero has warned.