The chancellor has ignored calls to introduce a training fund to tackle the chronic shortage of HGV drivers in today’s Autumn Statement. Despite campaigning by the RHA with support from the CILT and Motor Transport, which saw the trade association discuss the issue with transport minister Claire Perry most recently, the call ultimately fell on deaf ears with no backing forthcoming today. In a statement that saw the fuel duty freeze maintained and an expansion of apprenticeships – with the […]
Acumen Distribution has grown its fleet of longer semi-trailers from four to 18 15.65m units.
The creators of a new online marketplace that connects temporary drivers with hirers, Driver Exchange (DX), claim it is set to revolutionise the market for agency LGV drivers.
FairFuelUK and its backers were joined by 100 MPs at the Houses of Parliament on Monday [4 March], where 40 MPs signed a letter calling upon the chancellor to cut fuel duty.