HGV driver shortage

Red lorry on a road

Do falling road freight prices signal easin...

Mar 10, 2022Comments off

New industry data reveals that haulage price-per-mile index fell below courier figures for the first time in 11 months, but industry costs remain high. As

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

Trainee Driver

Driver Academy Group urge candidates to sig...

Jan 20, 2022Comments off

The Driver Academy Group, a consortium led by HGV training specialist HGVC, is urging candidates to apply for its Government-funded HGV driver training courses, with

Lorries at Dover

Government playing ‘Russian roulette’ w...

Jan 11, 2022Comments off

The government is failing to monitor how many foreign lorries are entering and leaving the UK under revised cabotage rules introduced in October last year,

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

Report calls for radical industry action to...

Oct 27, 2021Comments off

The haulage industry is training sufficient HGV drivers but failing to retain them, a report by the Driver Require Think Tank has concluded. The Think

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

Parked Lorries

HGV driver crisis needs a longer term solut...

Oct 01, 2021Comments off

Addressing the current driver crisis, two experts in their field share their opinions on what should change and provide their solutions to ensuring it doesn’t