HGV Drivers

Jodi Smith in front of her truck

Are women the future of trucking?

Oct 15, 2021No Comments

Jodi Smith is a Class 2 truck driver for JMS Powered Access. She has been driving trucks since 2016 and is an advocate for female

Lorry driving at night

It’s time to start looking after HGV driv...

Sep 30, 20211 Comment

Throughout 2021 the shortage of HGV drivers and its significant impact on society has made headlines from the sublime to the ridiculous. Whether the panic

Lorry driving on the road

Haulage industry urged to tackle driver men...

Sep 29, 20211 Comment

With a recent survey revealing that half of logistics companies have seen a rise in mental health issues since Brexit, haulage industry leaders and mental

HGV market rises in Q2 but full recovery st...

Aug 20, 2021Comments off

New heavy goods vehicle (HGV) registrations increased by 128.7% in the second quarter of 2021, according to SMMT figures. The increase saw some 9,493 units

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

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

Tarmac’s smart card keeping HGV drivers s...

Aug 13, 2021Comments off

Tarmac has reached a significant landmark in its rollout of new fleet technology after presenting its 10,000th HGV driver with a smart card aimed at improving

DVSA survey proposals aim to fast track new...

Aug 11, 2021Comments off

Hauliers and drivers are being urged to respond to a consultation on proposals to overhaul vocational driving requirements and create one test to drive both

‘Dangerous and foolhardy’ – r...

Aug 09, 2021Comments off

The government has extended the temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours rules in the UK until October, in a move criticised by the industry as not

Highway Code

RHA “extremely concerned” as overhaul o...

Aug 02, 2021Comments off

The government has forged ahead with its plan to overhaul the Highway Code, giving cyclists right of way at junctions and making HGV drivers bear