The DVSA’s chief executive told MPs that the industry’s significant driver shortage is an “image issue” and nothing to do with the enforcement agency’s testing capacity performance. Giving evidence to the transport select committee, Gareth Llewellyn said “no-one was knocking my door down” to tell him there were not enough HGV driving examiners and that before the lockdown in March, there were thousands of vacant slots available. The outgoing chief executive’s comments have once again come as a surprise to […]
E-commerce expert epyx is looking to recruit independent garages for its 1link Service Network to help tackle the MOT and maintenance bottleneck created by the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the latest episode of the Motor Transport Podcast, Chris, Ashleigh and Chris chat about the cost of congestion on the UK’s roads, as two studies named the UK as one of the most congested countries in the world. And are HGVs to blame for the nation’s pothole-riddled roads?