Driver Shortage

Lorry at Sunset

Combating driver shortage in the UK

Sep 15, 2022No Comments

The HGV and truck driver shortage in the UK continues to be a top priority for many fleets and fleet managers. As the number of

Two Trucks on the motorway

Drivers are turning to smart tech to make l...

Aug 23, 2022Comments off

Over the past few months, the UK government and the haulage industry have stepped up efforts to improve the ongoing driver shortage. From investments in

Fleet of vans parked up

Fleet optimisation: Easing fleet and driver...

Apr 13, 2022Comments off

Drivers with no sleep, poor nutrition, and extended hours – can the fleet industry rely on its existing practices? Labour shortages and container freight rates

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

HGV Driver

‘Cautious optimism’ driver shor...

Dec 08, 2021Comments off

Logistics employers are starting to see the green shoots of recovery, according to a report from Logistics UK, published this week. Its Skills Report 2021

Student getting HGV pass certificate

Wait of up to 24 weeks to take HGV driving ...

Nov 09, 2021Comments off

The Government is being urged to do more to solve the heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver shortage or risk the prospect of similar supply chain problems that

Aztek Logistics lorry

Aztek boss hits out over driver test diluti...

Nov 05, 2021Comments off

The government’s ‘U-turns’ on the recruitment of drivers from Europe on short-term visas and a consultation review of the cabotage rules is the latest mixed

Houses of Parliament

MPs to investigate HGV driver shortage and ...

Nov 04, 2021Comments off

The HGV driver shortage will be investigated by MPs on the Transport Committee in a new inquiry. Commercial fleet operators have struggled to retain and