The DVLA is launching a campaign to warn operators, employers and driver agencies that it is a criminal offence to gain unauthorised access to driver data via the View Driving Licence (VDL) service. The campaign follows concerns raised by an HGV driver that a driver agency had used his National Insurance number to access confidential details about his driving history. The search had revealed that he had a drink driving offence, committed over five years previously, which resulted in the […]
The UK’s youngest female transport manager CPC holder has slammed the logistics sector for not doing enough to attract new recruits.
Wincanton says it “regrets” Unite’s call to members to reject proposals over tanker driver terms and conditions, and is hopeful that its drivers will recognise the progress made during the past eight days of negotiations between fuel distribution firms and union chiefs by voting to end the long-running dispute. The company says the new proposals are a positive step in bringing the wider industry up to the same high standards of training, health and safety provided by the six tanker […]
A lorry driver who killed a woman after his truck collided into her broken-down car has been jailed.