Hauliers and drivers are being urged to respond to a consultation on proposals to overhaul vocational driving requirements and create one test to drive both a rigid and articulated lorry. As part of government plans announced last month to tackle the HGV driver shortage crisis, the DVSA has now launched a survey into ideas for getting new drivers up and running as quickly as possible. Its proposals include allowing learner lorry drivers to proceed to take the articulated HGV driver […]
The DfT has denied that it is looking to replace the HGV Road User Levy with a distance-based road user charge for HGVs.
The government’s coronavirus job retention scheme has been extended until October on current pay rates but employers will be expected to contribute towards the scheme’s costs after July, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced today (12 May).
All face-to-face Driver CPC courses have been suspended until 2 December as part of the lockdown restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of Covid-19.