Surge in demand for D4 medicals “a recipe for disaster”


 

There has been an “explosion” in demand among HGV drivers for D4 medicals, with waiting times increasing and adding another obstacle to resolving the driver crisis. GP’s network D4 Drivers said it was trying to handle up to 9,000 professional driver appointments a month and it was attempting to recruit extra doctors to meet demand. However, it warned that with strikes also taking place at the DVLA at a time when the licensing agency was also battling a paperwork backlog, […]