Unite hits out over “shameful” lack of toilet facilities for HGV drivers


"Shameful" figures from a survey of 1,700 HGV drivers reveal 76% had needed to use a toilet during their working day in the last year but none had been available.

More than one in 10 (11%) said that a lack of access to toilet facilities had resulted in them developing a medical condition or causing a disability.

Many (38%) said that since the pandemic access to toilets had worsened; 44% said cleanliness was the greatest problem and 22% complained about [...]

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