The road haulage association reacts to the direct vision standard due to take effect from October 2020, which could put an extra burden on haulers at a time when they are already under pressure due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Basics Facilities A Truck Driver Needs
Firstly truck driving is a great job for the majority of the time but having said that, during the Coronavirus Pandemic that has swept across the World, Truck Drivers have found themselves in desperate need of basic facilities.
As the coronavirus impacts Britain truck drivers have found themselves on the front line to keep vital goods moving across the country, this guide will help to explain what Covid-19 is and symptoms to watch out for, this is a serious illness, and all precautions possible should be put in place to protect everybody across the country.
HGV hire drivers Tax changes 2020 for Haulage Companies, HGV Hire drivers who are not on a haulage companies payroll are to be introduced from April 2020, truck drivers who are working for your haulage company via there own personal company name, or as an independent self employed driver the tax changes could apply.
Firstly the outcome of Brexit is Britain has now left the European Union so operators now need to prepare measures to comply with regulations between Britain and the European Union, British Haulage Brexit Preparation!
A transition period will be in place until at least the 31st December 2020, keeping the UK inside the single market and customs Union.
Vital Investment Boost At Eddie Stobart's
Eddie Stobart Last Minute Rescue – The shareholders of Eddie Stobart Logistics have approved a late rescue plan for the truck company, fending off the possible collapse of the haulage Company.
DBay Advisors One of Eddie Stobart’s biggest Shareholders will lend the Company £55m through high-interest bonds and assume control of the Truck hauler.
Firstly Truckfest North West is part of one of the largest series of truck show events in Europe, The event offers access to the whole truck and road haulage industry including owner-drivers and operators including some of the largest fleets in the United Kingdom.
The Truckfest Northwest event was held on the Cheshire Showground at Knutsford with a massive turnout of trucks.
The next generation of digital tachographs arrived on 15th June, as with all new compliance-led technologies, suspicions was aroused and assumptions were made about what technologies had been added to the new style tachograph.
Prior to the launch, information on the technology being embedded into the new tachograph has been unclear and this, combined with headlines regarding roadside enforcement, has led to misconceptions being formed and spread within the trucking community.
Roadside Checks on your HGV vehicle
Firstly as a HGV driver, you may be asked to stop by the police or a Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) officer who can perform HGV roadside vehicle checks.
Both the Police and DVSA can stop HGV Trucks, vans, buses and coaches.Continue reading HGV Roadside Vehicle Checks