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The Times News – Female HGV Drivers

Hughes Driver Training have recently been featured in an article with “The Times”. The article highlights the large increase is women entering the industry. Growing from 2% to 5% of the overall HGV industry over the past 3 years. The increased demand and salary has caused a huge increase in interest for those looking to […]


DVSA Statement – 50,000 More HGV Tests

Up to 50,000 more HGV driving tests will be made available each year thanks to government action to streamline the testing process and tackle the worldwide lorry driver shortage. HGV driving tests will be overhauled, meaning drivers will only need to take 1 test to drive both a rigid and articulated lorry, rather than having […]


HDT Featured in The Daily Mail

With the ongoing HGV driver shortage, more news outlets cover the issue to bring it to the public’s attention. The Daily Mail decided to visit one of our training centres to find out more about the issue. They discussed the wage increases that HGV drivers are getting as the demand for drivers increases while the […]


Paper Counterpart Licences

Paper Counterpart Licences As from 8th June 2015 the DVLA are no longer issuing paper counterpart licences. If you receive a new photocard driving licence after this date you will need to check their website at to confirm that you have been given the correct Category for your training. It will also show any […]