TITLE

WHERE HAVE ALL THE DRIVERS GONE?

AUTHOR(S)
Dixon, Oliver
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Truck & Driver;Jun2006, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on data related to road-transport industry in Great Britain. The road transport industry in Great Britain is short of 50,000-60,000 driver and currently 557,188 vehicles weighing over 3.5 tonnes have been registered. Vehicle numbers would rise by 2% or 3% and costs caused by congestion would similarly soar. In 2005, some 60,000 vacancies for LGV drivers were advertised in Great Britain. 23% of LGV drivers are 55 years of age and only 2% are under 24 years of age.
ACCESSION #
20842826

 

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