Just 4% of Road Haulage Association members believe Driver CPC should remain in its current state.
The Government is making changes to create 50,000 more HGV driving tests to help recruit more lorry drivers.
Renault Trucks is changing the exterior design of its T, T High, C and K models to adopt a more assertive and up-to-date style.
As we all know, the trucker shortage is growing by the day, and it’s impacting all parts of the industry. But it’s not just drivers and technicians who are proving hard to find; it’s becoming harder to fill other roles across the industry as well.
Every year, one week in September officially becomes Truck Driver Appreciation Week. This was from 9 to 15 September this year. Admittedly, this initiative is primarily geared towards our American counterparts, but it’s nice to think that some of that awareness-raising might spread across into Europe too.
We all like to complain about millennials, but they could be the answer to the current truck driver shortage. But how to attract millennials to the industry? It’s no mean feat, especially considering so many existing workers aged 35 or under are planning to leave the industry.