The industry could lose over a quarter of its driver workforce during the next decade as a result of Driver CPC-related drop outs and retirement. A survey of 172 LGV drivers by recruitment agency Milestone revealed that 8% do not plan on taking Driver CPC training at all, for several reasons including expense. By region, the North East at 13% had the highest number of respondents not planning to undertake training. This is balanced against data showing 18% of drivers […]
Lancashire tipper operator Gerrard’s of Swinton has opened a new training centre to expand its capacity to train ex-services personnel as HGV drivers.
Logistics UK said it was “extremely concerned” at moves by the government to fine HGV drivers who enter Kent without a negative Covid-19 test.
HGV traffic to and from Ireland via Holyhead has slumped by around a third, according to port operator Stena Line.