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Drivers win right to use employers’ toilets when making deliveries

Commercial drivers now have the right to use employers’ toilets while conducting deliveries, following a long-running campaign. From this week employers in control of non-domestic premises are obliged to allow people who are not their employees but use their premises to access toilets and washing facilities. The change in the regulations is a result of a campaign by trade union …

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FTA calls for drivers to share experiences of rest facilities

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is calling for evidence from drivers about their experiences of rest facilities available across the country. The call comes ahead of new regulations coming in on 1 November, which will see drivers fined by the DVSA if they take their full weekly rest break in their cabs. The FTA is campaigning for urgent action to …

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