The Road to Zero Report Card measures progress against the vital criteria of battery electric vehicle (BEV) supply, demand, and infrastructure.

Mixed picture in drive to decarbonise UK roads

The BVRLA has launched the 2021 version of its annual Road to Zero Report Card providing a traffic-light assessment of the decarbonisation trajectories of...
Up to 4,000 people will soon be able to take advantage of training courses to become HGV drivers, as part of a package of measures announced by the government to ease temporary supply chain pressures in food haulage industries, brought on by the pandemic and the global economy rebounding around the world.

UK government unveils more plans to tackle driver shortage

Further plans have been announced by the UK government to help tackle the lorry driver shortage. Up to 4,000 people will soon be able to...
A total of 33 existing rules have been amended and two new rules introduced, with a number of amendments made to the additional information annexes.

Changes announced to UK Highway Code: driving on smart motorways

The UK’s Highway Code has been updated to reflect changes to the law relating to driving on smart motorways. A total of 33 existing rules...
The annual survey, by the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, asks stakeholders to rank the main issues of concern for the industry along with potential strategies for addressing each issue.

Truckers urged to complete annual survey

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has launched the 2021 Top Industry Issues Survey. The annual survey, by the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, asks...
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 12-18, provides the trucking industry an opportunity to formally recognize the efforts of professional truck drivers. State trucking associations, industry suppliers, law enforcement, and motor carriers across the nation are set to host appreciation events for the men and women who safely deliver 72.5 percent of the country's total freight tonnage.

Truck driver efforts recognized in U.S.

American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the entire trucking industry are holding a weeklong celebration of the 3.6 million professional truck drivers who deliver America’s...
Drivers are asked to provide input through an online data collection form that measures what job-related factors contributed to becoming an owner-operator, independent contractor, or company driver and whether those expectations have been met.

U.S. study examines driver employment choices

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has launched a study to better understand the motivating factors for being an owner-operator, independent contractor, or company...
The ATRI has released the results of its Phase 1 Beta Test of its Younger Driver Assessment Tool which it says “showed promise” in differentiating safer drivers from less safe drivers.

New tool could identify safe younger truck drivers

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) says a new assessment tool could help to identify safe, younger drivers. The ATRI has released the results of...
The guidance advises HGV and trailer drivers on the documents needed to legally cross international borders in a UK-registered vehicle.

New guidance for international road haulage

The Department for Transport has issued new guidance on international road haulage. The guidance advises HGV and trailer drivers on the documents needed to legally...
Hauliers must take a COVID-19 test if they are staying in the country for more than two days, plus a further test every three days after that if they are still in England, unless drivers are either:

COVID-19 testing guidance issued for hauliers

The Department for Transport has issued new COVID-19 testing guidance for hauliers arriving in England and travelling from the UK. Hauliers must take a COVID-19...