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 […]
Current eyesight test regulations for drivers may not sufficient to protect drivers against the dangers of night-time driving, according to the RTITB.
The UK’s youngest female transport manager CPC holder has slammed the logistics sector for not doing enough to attract new recruits.
Current efforts to resolve the driver shortage will not be enough to prevent the looming skills crisis, the Transport Committee has said.