People outside the transport sector, including more women, are taking up driver roles as a result of the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.
DfT is urging commercial drivers and their crews to check before they travel, after several European countries introduced Covid-19 testing requirements.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) says it is looking to work with fleets, but where it finds they are not managing the risk, it will take action.
Commercial fleets will have continued access to the Daf dealer network as England prepares for new lockdown restrictions.
Some 80% of businesses operating vans have adapted services to better serve their community, according to Mercedes-Benz vans.
Fleet customers have received a £10.6 million rebate from QBE in motor premiums for vehicles taken out of service during the Covid-19 pandemic.
During the Covid-19 lockdown and since restrictions have begun to be lifted, the ability to de-fleet without incurring penalties has been crucial, say UK businesses.
Barry Proctor Services is backing the Highways England call for road users to ensure they carry out simple safety checks on their vehicles and loads before any journey.
HGV Levy to be suspended to help reduce financial liabilities for UK and foreign hauliers struggling to cope with impact of Covid-19, says Government.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have announced that MOT tests for lorries, buses or trailers will restart from July 4.
On-site Bronze audits for the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) will resume in England from today (Monday, June 15).
The temporary relaxation of the enforcement of drivers’ hours rules, introduced at the start of the coronavirus crisis, will end after Sunday (June 14).
Commercial Fleet and Fleet News are asking for fleet decision-makers’ experience of handling the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic with a quick-fire, multiple choice survey.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), have launched the Good Practice Guide for Covid-19.
Rivus Fleet Solutions has announced it is providing low cost MOTs to support NHS and care workers through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
By Barney Goffer, product manager at Teletrac Navman
Many small businesses won’t last more than a few months if the lockdown continues, a survey from Vanarama suggests.