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Driver Shortage

Law change set to allow newly qualified tee...

May 23, 2022Comments off

Plans to scrap EU rules and allow newly qualified drivers to operate lorries need to be carefully considered, according to freight booker Zeus Labs. The

Female Truck Driver

HGV driving appeals to underrepresented gro...

Feb 24, 2022Comments off

The Driver Academy Group, a consortium led by HGV training specialist HGVC, has secured a record number of applications from women, ethnic minorities and younger

Breedon Truck

Urban Driver apprenticeship puts apprentice...

Feb 02, 2022Comments off

The new apprenticeship standard was finally approved for delivery in December 2021, and apprenticeships and skills expert Seetec Outsource has supported Breedon Group, one of

Apprentice LGV driver

BCA launches LGV Apprenticeship programme

Jan 18, 2022Comments off

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, 2022Comments off

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, 2022Comments off

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