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Car trailer testing relegated to history

Tests are no longer required for car drivers wishing to tow a trailer. Further to our last News article, this was one of the actions designed to help ease the HGV driver shortage as it was estimated that ending trailer testing should allow examiners to conduct around 30,000 more HGV tests, a huge amount. In […]


HGV drivers: changes on the road ahead

We were all very aware of the HGV driver shortage in 2021 and rumours reached Acer HQ of retired drivers being offered up to £60/hour to return to driving. We saw empty shelves in our supermarkets as the impact began to be felt and there are still delays in the supply chain. According to the […]