In case you haven't heard, the UK has commercial driver shortage

It is predicted that the UK will need in excess of 50,000 new commercial drivers to meet the road transport industry’s high demand in the coming years. So why is there such a shortage of professional HGV driver? We have some ideas as to why.

Learn how to become an LGV driver

There are a number of things to be considered before starting the process to become a lorry driver in Ireland. To become a fully qualified LGV (large goods vehicle) driver you will initially need to be 18 years old and hold a full car license. Also consider you working conditions, you will be by yourself and will be travelling the length of the country in some cases. Starting to sound like the career for you?

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Find current vacancies on our driver jobs board

UK HAULIER work with hauliers of all shapes and sizes who run a professional transport operation in the UK who publish all their current driver vacancies on our jobs board.

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Want the Respect you deserve? Back us on Facebook

We see it every day on social media, and hear it face to face when we are amongst the driving community of how drivers are fed up with not being treated with the correct attitude from everyone within and outside the industry. So put your trust in UK Haulier and like the campaign.

Show your support and display our logos

Align yourself in the UK transport industry with our well known and trustworthy brand helping build further long term support for ‘Respect the Driver’.


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Praise a professional truck driver

Had a great experience on the road or at your work place with a lorry driver. We want to hear about it.

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UK HAULIER has respect for the driver

We love the haulage industry. You love the haulage industry. When things are good, your job is the best in the world.
However we are fully aware things need to change and a voice needs to come in to the industry. Back us and we will become just that.

Report a commercial driver

It takes a single commercial driver who doesn't act professionally to tarnish the rest of the industry's image. We want to know if you have had a bad experience.

Report your incident here