Efforts to tackle the lorry driver shortage in Scotland are being hampered by a lack of training providers and a shortage of second-hand trucks, a major HGV driver training school warned this week. Jim McEwan, director at Commercial Transport Training Services (CTTS) in Bathgate, West Lothian told MT that whilst there is “an abundance” of […]
Urgent reforms of HGV driving training, tests and apprenticeships needed to solve skills crisis, warns Logistics UK
Logistics UK is calling for the government to urgently tackle the driver shortage crisis by providing financial support for HGV driver training, reforming the Apprenticeship Levy and prioritising HGV driver tests cancelled due to Covid restrictions.
Deliveries of fuel to BP stations across the country are being restricted due to the industry-wide driver shortage.
Menzies has become the latest supporter to sign up as a corporate member of Transaid, the international development organisation committed to improving global road safety standards.