The process for dealing with professional driving licence applications has been made faster following a change in the law enabling healthcare professionals other than doctors to complete medical questionnaires. The change to the Road Traffic Act means the forms can be referred by doctors to colleagues such as specialist nurses and opticians to speed up the system and get truckers back behind the wheel as quickly as possible. All drivers must meet the medical standards for fitness to drive and […]
The transportation and storage industry had a rate of fatal injury around twice the average across all industries, according to new figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Attracting new HGV drivers to the industry means fixing the country’s ailing parking provisions according to Goldstar Transport, which has now launched a new campaign.
Operation Brock is set to be revived as part of government plans to cope with post-Brexit queues at the Channel Ports.