Driver Shortage

HGV driving tests

Criticism mounts over Government plans to s...

Sep 15, 2021No Comments

The new HGV driving test requirements are a “panicked” reaction to a driver shortage created by the government’s policy on Brexit, warns parcel delivery service

HGV driver shortage

Government takes further action to tackle H...

Sep 13, 2021No Comments

Up to 50,000 more HGV driving tests will be made available each year thanks to government action to streamline the testing process and tackle the

Fleet & Mobility Live

Driver shortage to be focus at the Fleet &#...

Sep 09, 2021No Comments

Logistics UK and Driver Require will explore ways in which the UK can address the current HGV driver shortage crisis as part of an in-depth

Logistics UK calls for 10,000 EU work visas...

Aug 24, 2021Comments off

Logistics UK has urged the government to replicate its Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme for the logistics sector and prioritise the granting of 10,000 temporary work

DVSA to recruit an extra 40 additional voca...

Aug 18, 2021Comments off

A campaign to recruit additional vocational driving examiners in England and Wales to help reduce the lorry driver shortage has been launched by the Driver

Logistics UK presses government for tempora...

Jul 30, 2021Comments off

Logistics UK has called for government to review its decision not to grant temporary work visas to EU HGV drivers, in the wake of mounting

supply chain

UK supply chain faces collapse in ‘tw...

Jul 28, 2021Comments off

Speaking to the BBC, Richard Burnett, RHA chief executive said that despite meeting with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps last week to warn him of the

temporary work visas

Decision to grant EU drivers temporary work...

Jul 19, 2021Comments off

The government could be on the verge of a “massive Brexit U-turn” and offering temporary work visas to EU truck drivers in an attempt to

Fleet optimisation

Fleet optimisation software to tackle drive...

Jul 12, 2021Comments off

Implementing fleet optimisation software should be a transport firm’s first step to addressing the driver shortage, according to tech firm The Algorithm People (TAP). It

driver shortage

Government response to driver shortage

Jul 09, 2021Comments off

Transport minister Baroness Vere said extending drivers’ hours was “definitely not a long-term solution” to the burgeoning recruitment crisis, and that the industry had known