Hauliers warned over Brexit customs checks

Hauliers are being urged to be prepared on Brexit rules for importing EU goods.

HGV driving tests relaxed to resolve lorry driver shortage

The Government is making changes to create 50,000 more HGV driving tests to help recruit more lorry drivers.

Waitrose paying new HGV drivers more than its executives

Supermarket chain Waitrose is paying its HGV drivers more than some of its executives in a bid to recruit drivers in the current recruitment crisis.

Call for temporary EU driver visas to avert crisis

The government has been told to issue temporary EU driver visas to help avert a lorry driver crisis.

Advice for recruiting new HGV drivers revealed

Logistics UK has published a guide to helping fund and recruit HGV drivers.

UK hauliers mulling a move to EU to beat driver shortage

A survey has revealed that 56% of the UK's hauliers are looking at moving to the EU to combat driver shortages and admin issues.

Lorry drivers see wages rise

A shortage of lorry drivers in the UK is seeing wages being pushed up as employers need to meet demand.

RHA: More than teething problems, Brexit is hitting UK exports hard

The UK’s haulage industry has warned that the disruption to Britain’s trade is not going away.

Does EU border truck driver traffic tell the whole story?

Despite the concerns about post-Brexit delays at Dover, most truck drivers are border ready.

Big fines and calls for HGV drivers to be “Covid test-ready”

HGV drivers in Kent have been fined more than £32,000 since 1st January 2021.

Ban on freight lorries to France – expect serious disruption

The ban, which came into effect at 11pm on Sunday 20th December, is expected to have a ‘devastating effect’ on the supply of food and other goods to Britain.

UK road haulage companies sign open letter to Brexit negotiators

A total of 33 road haulage associations from around Europe have signed an open letter calling on all parties to agree on a Brexit deal. Among them are the Road Haulage Association and Logistics UK.