pandemic

Union warns of ‘reckless’ drivers’ hours extension

A trade union is warning that a plan to extend the period of drivers' working for longer has been slammed as 'reckless'.

HGV driving tests relaxed to resolve lorry driver shortage

The Government is making changes to create 50,000 more HGV driving tests to help recruit more lorry drivers.

New apprenticeship for HGV drivers welcomed by Logistics UK

A new apprenticeship category for HGV drivers has been welcomed by one business group for helping to build the future workforce.

Logistics UK urges government to introduce temporary driver visas

Logistics UK says the country's HGV driver shortage can be helped if the government introduces temporary driver visas.

Truck chaos at Dover a “national embarrassment”

The situation we saw at Dover over the Christmas period was a “national embarrassment” and “must not be repeated.”

France to reopen borders with UK for HGV drivers

France has reopened its borders with the UK to truck drivers who test negative to Covid-19.

Exploitation of truck drivers: a problem that’s just getting worse

The global logistics system found itself under increasing pressure resulting in non-EU truck drivers being exploited.

6 things truck drivers should remember in a pandemic

Here are six safety tips truck drivers should consider during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

Gearmate joins #LoveLogistics and develops ventilators to assists the COVID-19 crisis

Gearmate is proud to develop its new Ventilator to assist with the global crisis.

Fleet Speak donates 250 PPE kits to drivers in need

Fleet Speak will be donating 250 PPE kits to drivers in need over the next few weeks. 

Scania takes to the road to give back to #TransportHeroes

Scania is sending out its hospitality trailer to serve complimentary refreshments to the truck drivers.

How retailers are treating delivery drivers during the pandemic: Amazon

We spoke to one Amazon delivery driver, who was recruited in April, to ask him how he feels he has been treated by the online retail giant throughout the pandemic.