The decision to end licensing restrictions on running longer semi-trailers (LSTs) should prompt hauliers to invest in increased safety technology, according to Brigade Electronics. The government announced earlier this month it was introducing legislation to permit longer lorries up to 18.55 metres following an 11-year road trial. Emily Hardy, marketing manager at Brigade Electronics, said: […]
The government has confirmed that the temporary visa scheme for HGV drivers will not be extended beyond the end of February.
Pallet network Fortec has begun the roll-out of a new signature capture Android App, Fortec Connect, to its members after a successful trial.
Government plans aimed at tackling the HGV driver shortage crisis which stop short of issuing temporary visas to foreign drivers have been given a muted welcome by the haulage industry.