Where have all the new truck drivers gone?


 

Looking at the latest Driver CPC figures, which show a steady progression for those with acquired rights, The Hub was nevertheless struck by the apparent paucity of new professionals joining the sector. Skills for Logistics’ (SfL) A Looming Driver Shortage? report from last year set out the challenge facing the road transport industry: more than a quarter of LGV drivers are aged 60 or above, and just 1% under 25. This means that in terms of drivers simply retiring in […]