Specialist container logistics firm VKVP Haulage is using a drug screening system which tests the fingerprints of its HGV drivers to ensure they are not under the influence of drugs or drink before taking to the road. The Intelligent Fingerprinting Drug Screening System is a portable, random in-house drug testing method which uses a fingerprint […]
Inverness has won a cash prize of £10,000 after hauliers and HGV drivers from across the country voted it the UK’s kindest town. The competition, which is a joint effort between the Road Haulage Association (RHA) and transport software provider Mandata, was launched in April and has gathered more than 1,000 votes from all around […]
“Act now or face drastic disruption” – hauliers and trade bodies sign urgent plea to PM over driver shortage
Leading hauliers have joined forces with the RHA and a host of other trade bodies to write to the Prime Minister urging him to take urgent action to tackle the HGV driver shortage.
A Devon tipper lorry driver died after he was electrocuted when the hydraulic arm of his vehicle came into contact with an overhead powerline. VB Farms LLP has now been fined £60,000 following the death of 43-year-old Patrick ‘Paddy’ Rice in May 2021. Rice, who was employed by Langford Plant Hire, was delivering stone that […]