Government plan to extend relaxation of drivers’ hours “dangerous”, warns Unite


 

Union Unite has slammed government plans to further extend the relaxation of regulations governing how long lorry drivers can work. The union is calling on the government to scrap the new proposal and tackle the long hours, irregular shifts and lack of parking facilities which it argues have created the lorry driver shortage. The call follows the government’s launch of a snap consultation exercise on extending the relaxation on the driving regulations from this Sunday (9 January) for a further […]