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 […]
The Unite union has threatened The Co-operative Group with nationwide industrial action over the transfer of 50-Midlands based drivers to Eddie Stobart.
An HGV driver showed “complete disregard for the rules of the road” when he breached solid white lines on the A36 and overtook two vehicles.
Police in Suffolk said it was “extremely frustrating” that large numbers of HGV drivers are breaking the law, after officers detected over 350 traffic offences in just five days.