Driver CPC not to blame for driver shortage


ADR Network MD, Andrew Waldron, claims a story published by The Mail On-Line is “misleading and largely unhelpful” in  solving the long term LGV driver shortage. In the article,  the FTA was quoted as claiming 20,000 drivers had taken early retirement or moved to different jobs since the Driver CPC became mandatory in September. It also quoted statistics from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills stating that the “EU’s new training rules mean the logistics industry is 60,000 drivers short.” Waldron believes […]