Returning drivers and category C entitlement

1 October 2021

We are trying to recruit some former LGV drivers who haven’t driven professionally for at least the last six years and have let both their category C driving entitlement and their Driver Qualification Card (DQC) lapse. Is there a simple way for them to reinstate these qualifications or do they have to take the full category C test plus the Driver CPC modules?

Recruiting drivers and pre-1997 HGV1 licences

1 October 2021

We have had several queries from potential drivers, especially younger ones and those from other countries, who are confused when they see adverts for HGV Class 1 drivers and do not know if their licences are relevant. Can you clear up the confusion?

Transport net zero

10 September 2021

How does the Government plan to achieve net zero in the transport sector?

Younger staff and Covid vaccine

24 August 2021

Staff in my small business are young and reasonably fit, and not many have had the Covid vaccine. Should I be encouraging them to get vaccinated?

Drivers’ hours on a ferry

26 July 2021

What happens about the drivers’ hours and tachograph rules when my driver is on a ferry boat — as I have a load going to mainland Europe?