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Zero emission HGVs to receive £200m funding boost

Zero emission HGVs to receive £200m funding boost

The world’s largest fleet of zero emission HGVs will take to UK roads through plans to achieve cleaner air and...

May 15, 2022

HGV driver course numbers boosted for Christmas

HGV driver course numbers boosted for Christmas

The Department for Education (DfE) has today (Friday, December 10) announced it has boosted the capacity of HGV driver training...

December 10, 2021

Government to offer military veterans HGV driver places

Government to offer military veterans HGV driver places

The number of places for military veterans to train as HGV drivers will significantly increase under new plans to better...

November 15, 2021

UK confirms pledge for zero-emission HGVs by 2040

UK confirms pledge for zero-emission HGVs by 2040

All new heavy goods vehicles in the UK will be zero-emission by 2040, the UK government has confirmed. This, combined...

November 11, 2021

‘Greener’ goods vehicles could be rolled out as soon as 2022

‘Greener’ goods vehicles could be rolled out as soon as 2022

Greener, longer goods vehicles could become a permanent fixture on Britain’s roads as early as next year, the government has...

August 24, 2021

DVSA to recruit 40 new examiners to ease lorry driver shortage

DVSA to recruit 40 new examiners to ease lorry driver shortage

A campaign to recruit additional vocational driving examiners in England and Wales to help reduce the lorry driver shortage has...

August 17, 2021

HGV drivers reminded to check tyres following latest legislation change

HGV drivers reminded to check tyres following latest legislation change

The Countryside Alliance is encouraging owners of HGVs – including horseboxes and livestock carriers – to check their tyres following...

February 11, 2021