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Trucking Industry Gears Up to Tackle Driver Shortage as Christmas Peak Season Looms

(The Loadstar)

The growing problem of UK driver shortages – already threatening Christmas cargo deliveries – has been taken up by an MP, former haulier Andrew Bridgen.

“We’ve got to get people involved in this industry. With the Road Haulage Association (RHA) and Freight Transport Association (FTA) we are going to lobby to help recruitment next week,” said Tory MP for North West Leicestershire.

“We need to pay more for training to get people into logistics. We need to be more proactive.” Read more here.