Sharp rise in ‘hidden’ lorry driver deaths results in calls for urgent reforms
- Friday 28 December 2018
Current driving rules require drivers to take a minimum of 45 hours rest every week. Current EU proposals will reduce this resulting in drivers being even more fatigued which will result in deaths and accidents further increasing.
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For further information on HGV driving rules go to https://www.gov.uk/drivers-hours/eu-rules
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