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 […]
The Large Goods Vehicle Driver apprenticeship could soon include category C+E after hundreds of hauliers backed the suggestion in an official survey aimed at gauging industry support for its inclusion.
I would like to reply to Driver Require CEO Kieran Smith’s article which only shows the issue from a selfish point of view ie the agency trying get more money for itself. I would like to offer up another side to the issue.
The UK is facing the collapse of the supply chain in the next two to three weeks, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett (pictured) warned this week.