Insurers cannot rule out a rise in premiums for hauliers as a result of the government’s plan to speed up HGV driving tests to help resolve the skills shortage. The combining of the category C and category C+E tests is seen as a way of pushing through an extra 20,000 tests a year, but insurance firms said more drivers with less experience on the roads was likely to lead to more accidents. Andy Keane, commercial motor product manager at Axa […]
A Leicestershire haulier has had its licence revoked after failing to demonstrate financial standing and racking up an “appalling” test history.
Andrew Malcolm, chief executive of the Malcolm Group, is questioning the safety of government plans to streamline HGV driver tests to tackle the driver shortage crisis.
Insurer Fiducia has launched a combined liability insurance product targeting “well managed” hauliers and warehouse operators.