The Logistics Skills Network (LSN) has slammed the DVSA’s decision to suspend HGV driver testing and training during the government’s latest four-week lockdown in England, which began last week. The LSN, whose members train around 40% of all HGV drivers each year, is warning that the decision will add thousands more delayed tests to the existing backlog of 20,000 delayed HGV tests created by the previous lockdown and exacerbate the HGV driver shortage in the middle of the logistics industry’s […]
GPs have been told to prioritise D4 medicals for professional drivers, despite the current exemption remaining in place, according to the DVLA.
A range of support measures introduced by Palletforce in order to protect members and maintain volumes during the Covid-19 pandemic has helped the network achieve “record” demand.
Services for EU-bound HGVs at the Manston Airport site are being suspended in what Kent Police are hailing as a first step towards a return to “business as usual” on the county’s roads following the end of the Brexit transition.