People News 22 Mar 2023
Soaring cost pressures impacting driver mental health
More than three quarters (76%) of fleet operators believe that work pressures facing drivers are intensifying as costs rise, new research suggests.
Van News 24 May 2022
Ford launches “make it visible” suicide prevention campaign at CV Show
Ford has launched a new campaign with the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity to combat construction worker suicide.
Latest News 15 Nov 2021
Britain could see a shortfall of more than 22,000 van drivers in 2022
More than 15% of Britain’s van drivers are planning to quit their jobs within the next 12 months, new research from GoCompare Van Insurance, has revealed.
Latest News 27 Oct 2021
VW launches #DownTools campaign to support driver mental health
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched a campaign to re-establish a better work-life balance following the damaging impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the mental health of the UK’s workforce.
Latest News 4 Oct 2021
Fleets urged to tackle driver mental health ahead of busy Christmas period
Haulage firms are being encouraged to focus of driver wellbeing and mental health ahead of the busy Christmas period.
Latest News 20 Sep 2021
Mindfulness for Professional Drivers course launched to support wellbeing
The Guild of Mindful Driver Trainers has launched a new Mindfulness for Professional Drivers course to support fleet safety and driver wellbeing.
Latest News 12 May 2021
UK rest rules broken by 'one in four' commercial drivers
The percentage of commercial drivers not adhering to rest break rules has increased year-on-year, new research suggests.
Van News 22 Jan 2021
DfBB and CALM initiative tackles van driver mental health
Driving for Better Business has partnered with charity CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) to help improve van driver mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Latest News 24 Nov 2020
CALM Driver campaign launched to tackle driver mental health
The CALM Driver campaign has been launched to raise awareness of van and truck drivers suffering from poor mental health.
Latest News 7 Jul 2020
Prioritise mental well-being for drivers, says Venson
Venson Automotive Solutions is urging businesses to prioritise mental well-being for drivers, as reports claim van drivers worked longer hours during lockdown.
Van News 21 Feb 2020
Van drivers inspired by sportspeople to share mental health concerns
Stars from the world of sport are making it more acceptable for the van community to speak about their mental health and wellbeing, more than any profession in the UK.
Latest News 7 Jun 2019
Haulage and logistics “most exposed” to poor mental health
The haulage and logistics sectors have been identified as being among the hardest hit by the effects of poor mental health
Van News 28 Feb 2019
Van operators ‘must come together’ to break down mental health stigma
Van operators from all sectors and fleet size must come together to break down the stigma attached to mental illness, according to FTA’s Van Excellence scheme.
People News 8 Feb 2019
Ford continues to raise awareness of mental health
Ford has added 10 liveried trailers to act as mobile billboards to raise awareness of the Time to Change campaign to end mental health discrimination.
Latest News 3 Oct 2018
Venson Automotive Solutions to raise mental health awareness at Fleet Live
Venson Automotive Solutions will raise awareness for mental health in the industry with a new whitepaper at Fleet Live.
Van News 14 May 2018
Mental health ‘still a stigma’, says Mercedes-Benz vans
More than half (56%) of van drivers and owners still say there is a stigma attached to discussing mental health at work.