Driver Training/Safety

Trainee HGV driver getting his pass certificate

New HGV drivers to be allowed to go straigh...

Oct 22, 2021No Comments

The DVSA has released more information about how the rules regarding learning to drive an HGV will change next month in order to help resolve

Trainee driver under instruction

HGV skills bootcamps need a realistic timef...

Oct 21, 2021No Comments

As part of UKHaulier’s response to the National Skills Fund consultation, they made the case for opening up Skills Bootcamps to foundation level (1 and

Worker blowing into a work based breathalyser

Alcohol and drug misuse – is it time to t...

Oct 19, 2021No Comments

The full implications of the COVID-19 pandemic will take many more months, if not years, to play out. One of the many worrying consequences is

Jodi Smith in front of her truck

Are women the future of trucking?

Oct 15, 2021No Comments

Jodi Smith is a Class 2 truck driver for JMS Powered Access. She has been driving trucks since 2016 and is an advocate for female

PML DAF Truck

PML offers to fund HGV driver training

Oct 11, 2021No Comments

PML is taking action to address the current acute shortage of HGV drivers in the UK. The world-class logistics and supply chain solutions provider is

HGV trainee under instruction

Lawyer warns of costly safety risks for fle...

Oct 08, 2021No Comments

The nationwide shortage of drivers has been making headlines across the UK and Europe over the last few months, with the government looking to counter

View of Abby Logistics HGV cab

First graduates of Abbey’s popular Class ...

Oct 08, 2021No Comments

To support drivers looking to make the transition from Class 2 to Class 1 driving, road tanker company Abbey Logistics launched an earn while you

Female driver looking behind as she opens the car door

Have you heard of the Dutch Reach?

Sep 30, 2021No Comments

With the government set to confirm major changes to The Highway Code, road users need to get up to speed with a range of changes

Lorry driving at night

It’s time to start looking after HGV driv...

Sep 30, 20211 Comment

Throughout 2021 the shortage of HGV drivers and its significant impact on society has made headlines from the sublime to the ridiculous. Whether the panic

Lorry driving on the road

Haulage industry urged to tackle driver men...

Sep 29, 20211 Comment

With a recent survey revealing that half of logistics companies have seen a rise in mental health issues since Brexit, haulage industry leaders and mental