Hauliers at breaking point amid record volume spike and crippling driver shortage


 

Haulage operators are demanding government action after a record spike in volumes, combined with a dearth of drivers made worse by a backlog in HGV driver tests, threatened to push many to the brink. Business group Logistics UK has also urged the DVSA to ramp up its fast-track programme to clear at least 30,000 driving tests, after postponements due to the pandemic left thousands of potential truckers waiting in the wings, right when the country needs them most. Bullet Express […]