Ministers have unveiled a package of measures to tackle the HGV driver shortage and ease pressure on the sector.
The moves comes in the wake of Government plans to end the sale of new diesel HGVs by 2040.
Sam Burton of Wayfair has been named Logistics UK’s Van Driver of the Year 2021.
Temporary relaxation of the enforcement of drivers’ hours rules in England, Scotland and Wales to alleviate “acute supply chain pressures”, says DfT.
Logistics UK has announced the shortlist for its Van Driver of the Year Award 2021.
A new online course, Van Driver Safety Training, has been launched by Logistics UK to help ensure vans are being driven safely and efficiently.
Logistics UK has said the ‘search for the country’s best van driver is on’ with the launch of its Van Driver of the Year competition for 2021.
Logistics UK is celebrating the 11-year anniversary of Van Excellence - a scheme that promotes the safe and efficient operation of vans.
There was good news for commercial fleet operators in the Budget, with a freeze in fuel duty, an extension to the furlough scheme and a freeze in VED for HGVs.
The UK Government will scrap a new EU law requiring vehicles such as fork-lifts, golf buggies and quad bikes to be insured like a car or van.
Logistics UK has announced a partnership with Avail - a driver hire technology platform - to offer its members an alternative to traditional agencies.
Transport for London is urging freight operators to apply for a free Direct Vision Standard permit as soon as possible.
Safety has been at the forefront of commercial fleet operations throughout the Covid-19 crisis, according to a new report from Logistics UK.
An underlying skills shortage is going to be severely impacted by Brexit, according to a new research from Logistics UK.
The outgoing head of the DVSA, Gareth Llewellyn, has called for traffic commissioners to be scrapped and HGV inspections to be overhauled.
More than one third of businesses have had a van stolen within the last 12 months, a study by Logistics UK has revealed.
Birmingham has joined Bath in announcing a start date for its charging clean air zone (CAZ) after the schemes were approved by Government.
The new scrappage scheme has been launched ahead of the introduction of tighter emissions standards for London's Low Emission Zone (LEZ).