driver shortage

Hundreds of new HGV drivers set to enter workforce

Hundreds of new HGV drivers set to enter workforce with Driver Academy Group training.

Logistics UK ‘optimistic’ that driver shortage is easing

Logistics UK says they are optimistic that the country's HGV driver shortage is easing.

Government announces visa plan to tackle HGV driver crisis

The government has revealed its plans to tackle the HGV driver crisis by recruiting 5,000 lorry drivers from Europe.

DVSA recruits more HGV driving examiners

The DVSA has unveiled plans to recruit more examiners for HGV driving tests to help deal with the current lorry driver shortage.

Planned lorry driver strike is ‘counterproductive’

The RHA has described a planned lorry driver strike as 'counterproductive'.

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.

Plan to extend HGV driver hours criticised

A government plan to extend HGV driver hours temporarily has been criticised by industry leaders.

Call for seasonal visas to tackle driver shortage

A call for seasonal visas and driver training funding to tackle a shortage of drivers has been made by Logistics UK.

Driver shortage will lead to a ‘food crisis’

The UK's driver shortage will lead to a food delivery crisis as the country’s food supply chain struggles to deal with demand.

RHA reveals plans to combat driver shortage

Driver recruitment in the UK is reaching a crisis point – and now the Road Haulage Association want the Government to do something about it.

Why the trucking skills shortage is a ticking time bomb

The labour shortage in the trucking industry is a ticking time bomb, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA)

Trucker shortages in the EU: it’s a growing problem

The driver shortage in Europe is a real – and growing – threat.