Government move to lay blame for driver shortage at hauliers’ door slammed by industry


The logistics industry has lashed out at government claims that hauliers ignored government warnings to prepare for the driver shortage for five years. The accusation was made by transport minister Baroness Vere in a House of Lord’s debate on the subject. Vere said: “I have been roads minister now for two years, and I had this conversation [about driver shortages] with the haulage sector two years ago. “The TSC [Transport Select Committee] issued a report in 2016, pointing out exactly […]