Driver population down 50,000 in 2020/21 with biggest loss in age group 46 to 55


 

Middle-aged HGV drivers are the most likely to have left the industry in the last four years, according to official figures. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said lorry drivers in the age group 46 to 55 have seen the largest decline since 2016, plummeting by almost 34,000. By comparison, the age group 56 to 65 years has fluctuated over the same period, with a much smaller number of around 1,000 leaving the industry. The ONS said that between 2018 […]