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Lorry parking to be improved in bid to boost HGV driver numbers

Government will identify sites for short-term improvements to lorry parking and encourage moving freight from roads to railways

09 November 2021
The National Survey of Lorry Parking will be updated
The National Survey of Lorry Parking will be updated


The UK government believes short-term improvements to lorry parking and improvements the training process for HGV drivers will encourage more people back to the logistics sector as well as attracting new recruits.

The government has announced a plan to work with key stakeholders to identify lorry parks across the country where facilities such as temporary toilets, showers and catering can be delivered in the coming months. 

Local authorities will be expected to consider new proposals for...

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