DVLA says no to Doctors on Wheels

26 June 2019

In its notes on Form D4 (Medical examination report for a Group 2 (lorry or bus) licence), the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has said that it will no longer accept medical applications completed by Doctors on Wheels Ltd.

Transport implications of PM’s climate change plan

17 June 2019

As one of her final acts as Prime Minister, Theresa May has announced legislation that will, she claims, put the UK on the path to becoming the first major economy to set a net zero emissions target in law.

Check that load!

13 June 2019

With its examiners carrying out checks on vehicles and operators on a daily basis, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has decided to issue some statistics to give an idea of how compliant the industry is with its rules.

Driving licences to include alternatively fuelled vans

13 June 2019

Drivers with a category B driving licence are now able to operate alternatively fuelled vans, provided they complete a minimum of five hours additional training, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.

Peers query the future of road haulage

10 June 2019

The House of Lords EU Internal Market Sub-Committee has published a report on the implications of Brexit for road, rail and maritime transport.

Skills shortage blighting logistics sector

7 June 2019

With 15% of current lorry driver vacancies expected to remain unfilled, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has said that the nationwide shortage of skilled logistics staff continues to cause the sector major problems.