driver shortage

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.

There may never be enough drivers again

Some HGV driver vacancies will never be filled.

4 fixes to the truck driver shortage

The truck driver shortage is not just an industry problem, it’s everyone’s problem.

The great trucker shortage drags on

A new study by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has revealed that one in five European truck driver jobs is currently vacant.