Prohibitions issued by the police or DVSA during roadworthiness checks have fallen by 19% since 2013, according to figures obtained by Logistics UK. However, the business group also warned against drawing the wrong conclusions and that more work was required to understand why there was a significant drop in notices handed out to operators between 2013/2014 and 2018/2019. Logistics UK’s compliance report relies on publicly available DVSA data, as well as figures gathered from Freedom of Information requests. It said […]
With more than 45,000 HGV driver tests outstanding at the DVSA as a result of the Covid-19 lockdowns, Logistics UK is calling on the government to introduce a seasonal visa for European HGV drivers to protect the nation’s supply chain while the agency catches up with the backlog.
The DVSA’s flagship earned recognition programme will not be launched until 2018, its chief executive has confirmed.
Over two thirds of logistics firms predict Brexit will harm their business, Logistics UK report reveals
Over two thirds of logistics firms are predicting that Brexit will have an adverse effect on their business whilst more than half are unhappy at the level of government support, a report from Logistics UK and accountancy firm CBW has revealed.