Government to create 50,000 extra lorry driver tests per year


Streamlining the testing process for lorry drivers will help make up to 50,000 more tests available, according to the government. Confirming its proposal to allow drivers to take one test to drive both an articulated and rigid lorry, the department for transport (DfT) said this alone would make around 20,000 more HGV driving tests available every year and help drivers enter the industry more quickly. It said tests would also be made shorter by removing the ‘reversing exercise’ element – […]