The DVSA must overturn its decision to stop all LGV driving tests during the pandemic to help address the shortage of professional drivers in the industry, according to Logistics UK. It said the industry needed 76,000 drivers and that the government must act now to secure the future of the industry. In a report looking at skills and employment in logistics, the group said Brexit and Covid-19 had exposed structural issues in the labour market. It said a raft of […]
The HGV annual test model has failed to demonstrate resilience during the pandemic, prompting Logistics UK to call for a review of the system.
The DVSA’s ability to resolve a huge backlog in vocational driver tests has been questioned by Logistics UK, which called for expanding delegated testing to fix the crisis.
Daughter of driver crushed to death by 1.4 tonne pallet of tiles calls on HSE to set strict pallet weight limits
The daughter of a lorry driver crushed to death by a 1.4 tonne pallet of tiles is calling for HSE to set clear limits on pallet weights and ensure responsibility for safety across the entire supply chain.