“Drivers’ hours bureaucracy is beyond ridiculous,” claims ArrowXL boss


Leading operators have hit out at current drivers’ hours rules, branding them overcomplicated and meaningless. The enforcement agency recently published non-compliance data naming more than 1,400 UK companies including Eddie Stobart and Saint Gobain Construction. The data showed offences detected at the roadside and did not include those it found during visits to operator sites or on desk-based assessments. “Systemic and sustained non-compliance and/or incompetence/ignorance must be frowned upon,” said ArrowXL chief executive Charlie Shiels. “But it just gets more […]