Mental Health

Trucksters launches initiative to support l...

Dec 20, 2022Comments off

Lorry drivers are subject to extreme working conditions making their profession a high-risk health activity, especially mental health with problems including stress, anxiety, chronic fatigue,

Overworking causes van drivers to experienc...

Nov 08, 2022Comments off

The UK’s van drivers are at risk of burnout with half experiencing mental health issues in the last year, according to a study by Volkswagen

Make it Visible

‘Make it Visible’ – a suicide...

May 25, 2022Comments off

Ford has teamed up with the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity to “Make it Visible” – a new high-visibility campaign using higher-viz safety vests to grab

Mental Health Week

Mental health first aiders provide support ...

May 09, 2022Comments off

Mental health champions at each of Go-Ahead’s ten UK regional bus companies have been trained to spot triggers, reassure people in distress, and advise colleagues

Van Driver

Northgate launches Safe Driver programme

Mar 15, 2022Comments off

Northgate Vehicle Hire has launched a new package of driver safety solutions to increase driver wellbeing and fleet efficiency for companies of all sizes. Called

Happy HGV driver

Mental health: good work life balance when ...

Feb 07, 2022Comments off

Finding a balance between your work and personal life can be challenging for everyone.  This challenge can become even more heightened when a large part of

A cleaner, smarter solution to driver short...

Dec 07, 2021Comments off

The road transport industry is the backbone of the economy and plays an essential role in enabling people to live their daily lives. This was

Lorry driving at night

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

Sep 30, 2021Comments off

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, 2021Comments off

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

medical fitness

Overhaul of rules on driver medical fitness...

Mar 29, 2021Comments off

The current approach to assessing whether drivers are medically fit to hold a licence needs substantial revision, according to a new report by the European