“Workaround over driver medicals agreed but government dragging its heels,” claims FTA


 

The FTA has accused the government of “heel dragging” over its continued failure to confirm the suspension of D4 medicals for HGV drivers despite allegedly agreeing a workaround with the DVLA over a week ago. The news comes as truck drivers fear they will lose their licences because GPs and private providers are no longer carrying out D4 medicals during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We know that a workaround for the issue of driver medicals has been devised by the Department […]