Training bodies hit out at DVSA as HGV test backlog builds


 

More than 118,000 HGV tests are required to take place over the next 12 months if a skills black hole caused by the pandemic is to be plugged, according to research carried out by the Logistics Skills Network (LSN). In 2020, just 15,547 professional drivers passed their test, compared to a five-year average of 41,730. Last month, HGV driver tests resumed but the LSN said trainers were struggling to obtain their full requirement of tests from the DVSA, resulting in […]