The company is handing £9.3 million to local authorities so that they can offer businesses a free trial of electric vehicles for two months.

Highways England invests over £9 million in electric vehicle scheme

Highways England is encouraging companies with diesel van fleets to make the switch to electric as part of a multi-million pound green incentive. The company...
The annual survey asks trucking industry stakeholders to rank the top issues of concern for the industry along with potential strategies for addressing each issue.

Trucking industry asked to rank concerns in annual survey

The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, has launched the 2020 Top Industry Issues Survey. The annual survey asks trucking industry...
Having started in 2016 as European Day Without a Road Death, Project EDWARD has evolved for 2020 into EVERY Day Without a Road Death.

Project EDWARD 2020: Driving for Work

Driving for Work is the theme of this year’s Project EDWARD. Having started in 2016 as European Day Without a Road Death, Project EDWARD has...
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) study found forward collision warning on trucks reduced rear-end crashes by 44 percent while automatic emergency braking (AEB) cut rear crashes by 41 percent.

Safety technology could cut big truck rear crashes

Almost half of rear-end collisions involving large trucks could be avoided if extra safety features were fitted, according to a new report. The Insurance Institute...
To date, more than 3.5 million drivers and delivery people have completed more than 100 million mask verifications.

Uber expands mask verification technology to riders

Uber is expanding its mask verification technology to riders, after requiring drivers on Uber and delivery drivers on Uber Eats to use the technology...
Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole says the new pop-up testing sites in Narrandera and Tarcutta provide an easy way for freight workers to be tested for COVID-19.

Pop-up COVID testing clinics open in Australia for freight workers

Dedicated pop-up COVID-19 testing sites on key freight routes have been introduced by the government in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. Minister for Regional Transport...
Minister for Transport and Roads Andrew Constance says the NSW Government continues to support the point to point transport industry by providing free COVID clean-up kits for operators, on top of the eight vehicle sanitisation stations already rolled out across parts of the state.

NSW transport industry introduces COVID clean-up kits

New clean-up kits are now available for taxis and other point to point transport service providers in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, to help...
With COVID-19 cases still increasing across the United States, Uber Health, integrating with prescription delivery platform NimbleRx, is helping deliver medication to those who need it.

Uber Health announces pharmaceutical delivery service

Uber Health has expanded its services to include access to pharmaceutical delivery in Seattle and Dallas, with plans to grow in the coming months. With...
The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has been offering online renewals for eligible non-commercial driver’s licenses on its website for many years and has now expanded the service.

Online license renewals for commercial drivers in California

Commercial drivers in California can now renew their driver’s license online. The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has been offering online renewals for eligible non-commercial...