The shortage of LGV drivers in the UK is heading towards crisis point as a “perfect storm” of circumstances will see the current 50,000 gap in the workforce widen unless rates of pay and working conditions are rapidly improved, according to recruitment specialist Driver Require. Its latest report ‘Investigating the UK’s LGV driver shortage’ says the shortage of LGV drivers has been growing steadily over the past 10 years, with demand currently 370,000 drivers but only 320,000 currently working. The UK has so […]
January 12, 2018 Emma Shone
The driver shortage is a bigger cause for concern to the industry in 2018 than it was last year, according to a new survey.
DAF could fare better than other truck manufacturers in the event of a hard Brexit, according to MD Robin Easton.