The current shortage of HGV drivers has been attributed to various causes including Brexit, training and administration delays due to Covid, as well as the poor working conditions experienced by drivers when they are out on the road. All of these have contributed to an issue that has been building for a number of years. However, in my opinion, the introduction of the Driver CPC has also contributed considerably. It is a badly thought out, administratively complex requirement for employers […]
Driver CPC delegates can now take up to two hours of a seven-hour course as ‘e-learning’ content under changes brought in this week.
As 2014 draws to a close, MT.co.uk looks back at the stories you wanted to read. There were shocks, surprises and startling revalations galore in the road transport industry, but what were the ten stories that attracted the most attention? Here’s a clue: Seafield, Stobart and shortages dominated…
Haulage operators are demanding government action after a record spike in volumes, combined with a dearth of drivers made worse by a backlog in HGV driver tests, threatened to push many to the brink.