A career in logistics, including becoming an HGV driver, is the solution to spiralling unemployment rates – but the DVSA needs to sort out the thousands of lost driving tests during lockdown, according to Logistics UK. The business group was responding to figures released from the office of national statistics, which showed that unemployment is now at its highest rate since 2016, at 5.1%. Elizabeth de Jong, Logistics UK policy director, said: “The logistics industry is in desperate need of […]
Hauliers could see HGV test fees hiked to help fund an increase in DVSA testers, following a review of the system.
Hauliers are still parking in unsafe locations with inadequate welfare, hygiene and sanitation facilities – two years after the government promised to provide more secure parking sites.
Moto’s offer of free meals for HGV drivers parking overnight at their facilities, launched at the start of the pandemic lockdown, comes to an end this week.