The launch of a new independent trade association for vocational transport training providers gives the sector a collective voice for the first time. The Logistics Skills Network (LSN) has been a long time in the making, but the catalyst for its formation came earlier this year, as professional training ground to a halt amid the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. “There was no-one giving sound advice to say what independent training providers could, or could not, do,” explains Billy […]
Government plans aimed at tackling the HGV driver shortage crisis which stop short of issuing temporary visas to foreign drivers have been given a muted welcome by the haulage industry.
HGV drivers who left the industry are being urged to return and sign up to government-funded refresher courses and earn more money than they did before.
HGV driver candidates are now being offered virtual reality (VR) technology to help them pass their test and get behind the wheel quicker.