The UK’s HGV driver shortage crisis is abating as new and returning drivers boost numbers, but without “urgent and sustained” action to improve driver pay, conditions and parking facilities the industry will continue to see significant churn, a new report from driver agency Driver Require warns this week. The report points to latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) which show that almost 30,000 HGV drivers returned to driving in the third quarter of 2021, resulting in a […]
The government should make the use of longer semi-trailers (LSTs) a permanent fixture on the UK’s roads following the successful outcome of its trial, according to the FTA.
Hauliers using the Woolwich Ferry face travel disruption during the peak season as ferry workers prepare to strike, union Unite is warning.
Reuse services union GMB London has called for immediate social distancing measures to be put in place to ensure the safety of refuse service staff.