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 […]
The European Parliament (EP) voted yesterday (15 April) to approve European Commission (EC) proposals to allow more aerodynamic, safer truck designs.
Ministers have agreed to increase funding for HGV apprenticeships to £7,000, after the road haulage Trailblazer Group (TBG) rejected the previously announced level of £6,000.