Following a significant price decline at the start of the year, the average price-per-mile for haulage and courier vehicles has risen by 4.4 percentage points since February, increasing steadily every month, according to the latest TEG Road Transport Price Index. The research shows an overall price-per-mile increase of 1% in May, despite inflation finally hitting […]
Government data reveals “worrying lack” of younger HGV drivers as skills shortage remains “severe”, Driver Require report warns
The UK’s driver shortage is still at severe levels with a worrying lack of recruits in the under-30 age group, according to research by driver agency Driver Require.
Diesel prices look set to soar as Brent Crude climbed to $95 a barrel today (19 September), its highest level for 10 months. The rise follows a warning by the International Energy Agency (IEA) that a production cut by Saudi Arabia and Russia would result in a “significant supply shortfall”. The latest RAC Fuel Watch […]
A new report has called into question the effectiveness of safety mirrors fitted to LGVs as a means of preventing accidents involving cyclists.