Category Archives: Driving at Work

Businesses Must Include Periodic Checks on Driving Employees

Figures showing the high incidence of driving offences among employees engaged in work related trips have highlighted the need for more attention on such employees by the employers.

About a third of the employees involved in driving while on work are charged with offences while driving. Serious offences that can have catastrophic consequences, like excessive speeding and drunk or drugged driving, have been found in a significant number of employees. Continue reading

Tough Schedules Take Their Toll on HGV Drivers Unless Government Regulates Driving Hours

In a release to press persons recently, Unite union strongly persuaded a prioritization of Government policies to make limits on driving hours of HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicles) drivers. In a bid to better the quality of Lorries plying the highways, Unite also urged the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) to standardize their infrastructure. Continue reading