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walesonline.co.uk 15 Sep, 2021 11:30 am

Three driving licence changes that will affect thousands of drivers

Three driving licence changes that will affect thousands of drivers
The changes are hoped to tackle the shortage of HGV drivers affecting supply chains

p We have more newsletters Show me See ourprivacy notice The UK Government has announced changes to driving tests to streamline the testing process, allowing them to tackle lorry driver shortage.Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport, said: "Over the summer, we consulted on three measures which will substantially increase the number of vocational driving tests available.The government believes this will allow "roughly 30,000 more HGV driving tests to be conducted every year.The government believes this will see around 20,000 more HGV driving tests available.

Overall, the government hopes the new changes will allow for up to 50,000 more driving tests to be available each year.Follow Wales Online More On News all Most Read Most Recent Most Read Most Recent

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