Two-thirds of MPs support the idea of granting £100m of government funding to train new truck drivers to address the shortfall, exclusive ComRes research commissioned by Motortransport.co.uk and the RHA has found. The survey asked 150 MPs whether they would support the allocation of £100m in government funding over the next two years to help employers to train UK residents as HGV drivers, rather than bring in foreign drivers to meet the estimated shortfall of 40,000 drivers that the sector […]
Former Norbert employee Kevin Richardson has been confirmed as CILT chief executive Steve Agg’s replacement.
The government is considering a trial of 25-metre double artics on Britain’s roads as part of a wider multi-modal transport strategy.
Almost 5,000 HGV learner drivers lost more than £180,000 last year due to suspended practical tests, according to freedom of information data.