The percentage of commercial drivers not adhering to rest break rules has increased year-on-year, new research suggests.
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.
The CALM Driver campaign has been launched to raise awareness of van and truck drivers suffering from poor mental health.
Venson Automotive Solutions is urging businesses to prioritise mental well-being for drivers, as reports claim van drivers worked longer hours during lockdown.
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.
The haulage and logistics sectors have been identified as being among the hardest hit by the effects of poor mental health
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.
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.
Venson Automotive Solutions will raise awareness for mental health in the industry with a new whitepaper at Fleet Live.
More than half (56%) of van drivers and owners still say there is a stigma attached to discussing mental health at work.