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      Driving in Heavy Rain Could Land You a £5000 Fine

      Driving in Heavy Rain Could Land You a £5000 Fine

      20/09/2022
      The risk of aquaplaning is so severe that drivers are warned that taking to the roads during a heavy downpour could see them slapped with a £5000 fine. The risk of losing control of your car is significantly higher and will put other road users...Discover more
      Can People Safely Drive a Truck on a Car Licence?

      Can People Safely Drive a Truck on a Car Licence?

      20/09/2022
      The government has been shaking up the driving license rules, including what size vehicle someone can drive with a car driving test. One of the ideas put forward is that we should allow people to get behind the wheel and drive a truck that weighs up ...Discover more
      Government Action Sees Surge in Truck Driving Tests

      Government Action Sees Surge in Truck Driving Tests

      20/09/2022
      In 2021 the government introduced changes that simplified the HGV license process in an attempt to assuage the HGV driver shortage. Figures released in August 2020 show that 74% more driving tests for lorries have been carried out between January and...Discover more
      Government Wants Industry to Weigh in on Logistics Careers

      Government Wants Industry to Weigh in on Logistics Careers

      20/09/2022
      With an ongoing shortage of HGV drivers in the UK, the government is keen to ensure the UK supply chain continues to thrive and therefore is asking for views on how to bring more people to logistics as a career path. Ideas Already Floated At the be...Discover more
      London’s Mayor urged to scrap ULEZ for a pay-per-mile scheme

      London’s Mayor urged to scrap ULEZ for a pay-per-mile scheme

      9/11/2021
      A research think tank is calling on the Mayor of London to scrap its Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in favour of a pay-per-mile system. Nick Bowes, Centre for London chief executive, said: “A pay-per-mile road user charging scheme would improv...Discover more
      Industry reactions to the Autumn budget

      Industry reactions to the Autumn budget

      9/11/2021
      It was a budget that froze fuel duty, announced new ‘levelling-up’ infrastructure schemes, and confirmed continued funding for the switch to electric. Business organisation Logistic UK reacted by saying more improvements are required to ...Discover more
      Extension of cabotage will put more pressure on lorry parking

      Extension of cabotage will put more pressure on lorry parking

      9/11/2021
      The Road Haulage Association (RHA) said that it is “shocked and disappointed” by the Government proposal to allow foreign haulage companies to undertake unlimited work in the UK in two-week blocks. The RHA press release continues: &ldquo...Discover more
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