A campaign to recruit additional vocational driving examiners in England and Wales to help reduce the lorry driver shortage has been launched by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) today (17 August). However, the successful candidates will have to carry out car driving tests for four months before they can qualify to carry out HGV driving tests. Forty new vocational examiners will be recruited, drawn from existing DVSA employees and external candidates, to help tackle the huge backlog in […]
The RHA is calling for dangerous goods and international transport operators to be given priority when the DVSA restarts HGV testing on 4 July.
NWF Group’s chief executive has praised the company for its “strong” performance in the face of Brexit, Covid-19 and a cyber-attack – despite a fall in both revenue and pre-tax profit.
Logistics UK has urged the government to replicate its Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme for the logistics sector and prioritise the granting of 10,000 temporary work visas to EU drivers.