• addressing the UK driver shortage

    CONSUMER delivery company Hermes UK is addressing the UK driver shortage and is enabling unemployed workers to gain skills and the possibility of full-time employment. It is designed to ensure the company has its own […]

     
  • first Iveco tractor unit

    IVECO’s first Stralis X-Way 6×4 tractor unit to arrive on UK shores will take pride of place on its outdoor stand at Tip-ex 2019, just days ahead of its delivery into service with Purfleet based […]

     
  • new sales centre

    TRAILER manufacturer, SDC Trailers have continued their investment plans with the opening of a new sales centre at M1 Junction 28, Sutton-in-Ashfield, which will process new trailer orders. The sales centre consists of office, conferencing […]

     
  • Help For London Vans, But No Support For Trucks

    THE ROAD Haulage Association says that the Mayor of London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is punishing the very industry responsible for maintaining the economy of the nation’s capital. Trucks not meeting the current Euro 6 […]

     
  • Jail For Tacho Fraudsters

    THREE MEN convicted of industrial scale tachograph manipulation and money laundering offences have been sentenced to a total of nine years in prison at Preston Crown Court. The convictions were secured following a lengthy and […]

     
  • Earned Recognition A Digital Success Story

    FRAIKIN has been impressed with the benefits the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s (DVSA) earned recognition scheme has offered its customers as it approaches its first anniversary. As a founder member, and claiming to be […]

     
  • Tightened Rules On Self Employed Driver Status

    THE RECENT update to the Senior Traffic Commissioner’s Statutory Guidance documentation, relating to the topical issue of employment status and more specifically that of drivers, has raised many concerns. Jim Wright, employment law partner and […]

     
  • Diesel Driven Trucks To Die After 2040

    BRITAIN’S National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has recommended that there should be a ban on the sale of new diesel fuelled HGVs by 2040, to help the logistics sector become carbon free by 2050. And the […]