Government confirms suspension of driver medicals amid mounting industry criticism


 

Professional drivers renewing their licences will not have to worry about the D4 medical after the government finally agreed to relax the requirement following mounting criticism it was failing to act. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced the temporary removal of D4 medicals would ensure that HGV drivers can continue their “vital work and keep the country moving”. The development came after many drivers feared they would lose their licence because GPs and private providers were no longer carrying out the […]