Almost 5,000 HGV learner drivers lost more than £180,000 last year due to suspended practical tests, according to freedom of information data. The DVSA said 4,868 theory test certificates expired in 2020, at a cost of £37 for both parts of the test. This equates to a total cost of £180,116. The lockdowns imposed on the country meant tests were paused as test centres closed. However, the Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed it has no plans to extend certificate […]
European operators with less than 20 vehicles see limited benefits in reducing their carbon emissions and lack the basic capabilities to address the issue, according to a new report by online transport platform provider Transporeon.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has launched a £100,000 fund to help Covid-hit automotive businesses save apprenticeship jobs as the government’s furlough scheme comes to an end.
Specialist HGV training firm PB Transport Solutions has entered liquidation following the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus.