Testing truck drivers in Kent for Covid-19 will have a huge impact on the supply chain and will be extremely expensive, according to the RHA. It was responding to reports that the plan to reopen France’s border following fears that a new coronavirus variant could cross the Channel and enter mainland Europe would probably include testing for HGV drivers. More than 1,500 lorries are currently trapped in Kent waiting to leave the UK as politicians figure out how to reopen […]
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The RHA and FTA have expressed their frustration at the government’s failure to back calls for an HGV driver training fund in the Autumn Statement, and criticised the absence of a dedicated driving apprenticeship.
The UK government must make immediate preparations to prevent severe disruption to the flow of goods into the UK in the event of the new mink-related Covid-19 strain originating in Denmark spreading into France, Belgium or Germany, the RHA warned this week.