Government announces new measures to ease driver shortage


Logistics UK has welcomed the government’s new package of measures to ease the HGV driver shortage. In a U-turn on its previous stance, short-term visas for overseas drivers will be introduced, as well as free intensive HGV driver training, using MOD examiners to test civilian drivers and writing to a million HGV licence holders to encourage them back to the industry. 3,000 places will be available on new Skills Bootcamps organized by the Department for Education to provide short, intensive […]