There were just 631 LGV driving tests carried out in the first quarter of 2020, but the pass rate rose to 79.1%, according to official figures. This compares to 15,194 carried out in the fourth quarter of 2019, with a pass rate of 59.8%. As the effects of Covid-19 largely put paid to attempts by candidates to take their tests, those that were able to take them were proportionately more likely to pass. The DfT statistics showed that of the […]
Menzies has become the latest supporter to sign up as a corporate member of Transaid, the international development organisation committed to improving global road safety standards.
The new urban driver apprenticeship will attract a new generation of professional drivers into the industry by offering flexible working patterns and a better work-life balance, according to skills provider Seetec.
A career in logistics, including becoming an HGV driver, is the solution to spiralling unemployment rates – but the DVSA needs to sort out the thousands of lost driving tests during lockdown, according to Logistics UK.