​UK could see lack of HGV drivers for Xmas rush

BERC71 vehicles travelling on the A1/M1 motorway near leeds yorkshire uk
BERC71 vehicles travelling on the A1/M1 motorway near leeds yorkshire uk


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We may hate to be stuck behind HGVs on the road, but they undoubtedly play a key role in keeping the UK running. However, there could be a shortage of lorry drivers in the Christmas rush, claims the Freight Transport Association (FTA).