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UK HGV Driver Shortages

The "Perfect Storm"

The RHA have recently reported that there is a growing shortage of drivers, recently made worse by the introduction of IR35 tax changes and EU truckers returning home at the end of last year for Brexit related reasons, but a major reason for the decline they believe is the lack of testing during Covid19 lockdowns to allow new drivers to come through the system.

Although the Government has relaxed regulations for drivers’ hours the RHA do not believe that this is solving the problem.  Read the full article here

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