DVSA is warning HGV drivers to check they can still drive legally after technical problems with the agency’s website prevented drivers’ training records being uploaded in time for the Driver CPC deadline this week. The agency is also asking enforcement officers to “be aware of the outages” and to “act accordingly” when checking a driver’s Driver Qualification Card (DQC). The warnings follow a technical problems this week on the day of the Driver CPC deadline (9 September) which saw the […]
Transport minister Baroness Vere said extending drivers’ hours was “definitely not a long-term solution” to the burgeoning recruitment crisis and that the industry had known for a long time this problem was on the horizon.
With all HGV MOTs suspended for three months from 21 March, there looks like being a serious backlog to sort out later in the year. John Kendall reveals what the situation was like before the closure, and what we can expect once things get back to normal…
The directors of Action Express launched a driver training school last week, with the promise that it will fully fund the training of 100 new drivers with a guaranteed job for those who pass their tests.