Government playing ‘Russian roulette’ with road user safety, warns Unite


The government is failing to monitor how many foreign lorries are entering and leaving the UK under revised cabotage rules introduced in October last year, Unite has discovered. The union warned this week that failure to monitor foreign lorries under the revised rules, which were introduced to help tackle the UK’s HGV driver shortage crisis, risks road users’ safety. The government changed the cabotage rules at the end of October, allowing foreign HGV drivers to work unlimited hours in the […]