A fair wage for HGV drivers

A fair wage for HGV drivers

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Martin Eden started this petition to Tesco

UK HGV DRIVERS UNDERPAID FOR A SKILLED AND DANGEROUS JOB CONSTANT TRAINING REQUIRED MOVING AROUND LATE AT NIGHT DEALING WITH ROAD WORKS DIVERSIONS AND BOSSES ON THIER BACK FOR TIME DEAD LINES INCREASE THE WAGE TO A FAIR AMOUNT MINIMUM WAGES IS GOING UP MORE THAN THE SKILLED HGV JOB 

1 MISTAKE AND ITS A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH AND MOST COMPANIES PAY BETWEEN £9.50 -£12.50 

THAT MIGHT SEEM ALOT TO A NONE SKILLED WORKER JUST LOOK AT WHAT WE HAVE TO PUT UP WITH AND WHAT WE HAVE TO DO TO KEEP THE COUNTRY GOING 

DAYS WEEKS AWAY FROM HOME AND FAMILY WITH RISK OF BEING ROBBED AND BEATEN AT NIGHT 

RESPONSIBLE FOR VEHICLE CHECKS AND LOAD SAFETY 

NO HOLIDAYS OVER CHRISTMAS PERIOD ETC

BAD ROAD WORKS DIVERSIONS 

PRESSURE OF THE MANAGERS FOR TIMED LOADS 

PEOPLE IN CARS CUTTING US UP BRAKE CHECKING US WHEN 1 MISTAKE WILL TAKE A LIFE 

 

DVSA  ALWAYS TARGETED HGV DRIVERS FOR AN EASY FINE TO MAKE MONEY CONSTANTLY UNDER ALL SORTS OF PRESSURE  AND A STRESSFUL JOB NOT LIKE PEOPLE THINK JUST SIT BEHIND A WHEEL 

 

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