Driver Shortage

Apprentice LGV driver

BCA launches LGV Apprenticeship programme

Jan 18, 2022No Comments

BCA is hosting a number of regional apprenticeship open days to meet potential candidates interested in embarking on a career as a LGV (Large Goods

AA apprentice Drivers

AA tackles HGV driver shortage

Jan 14, 2022No Comments

The AA has launched a Driver Academy to help train apprentices to become recovery patrols at a time when there is an estimated 100,0001 HGV driver

Temporary derogation from driving and resti...

Jan 13, 2022No Comments

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Department of Transport in Ireland have agreed to allow a temporary and urgent derogation in respect of certain

Trainee HGV driver and instructor

Driver Academy Group to lead government HGV...

Dec 13, 2021Comments off

The Driver Academy Group, a consortium led by HGV training specialist HGVC, and comprising workforce solutions group Manpower and trade body Logistics UK, has won

Student receiving his CPC pass certificate

Update on changes to HGV and bus driving te...

Nov 18, 2021Comments off

The Driver and Vehicles Standards Agency  (DVSA) is advising that the Driver CPC part 3 test is being split into two separate parts. Learner drivers

Advanced Supply Chain Group lorry

HGV test changes need caps on training char...

Nov 10, 2021Comments off

Planned changes to lorry tests to address HGV driver shortages require caps on driver training charges, and the introduction of mandatory mentoring schemes to properly

Trainee driver under instruction

HGV skills bootcamps need a realistic timef...

Oct 21, 2021Comments off

As part of UKHaulier’s response to the National Skills Fund consultation, they made the case for opening up Skills Bootcamps to foundation level (1 and


PML offers to fund HGV driver training

Oct 11, 2021Comments off

PML is taking action to address the current acute shortage of HGV drivers in the UK. The world-class logistics and supply chain solutions provider is

HGV trainee under instruction

Lawyer warns of costly safety risks for fle...

Oct 08, 2021Comments off

The nationwide shortage of drivers has been making headlines across the UK and Europe over the last few months, with the government looking to counter

Unite’s six-point plan to alleviate drive...

Aug 16, 2021Comments off

London, UK: transport trade union Unite has accused government company bosses of “dragging their feet” over the HGV driver crisis. The union warns that the