It is no secret that there is a severe shortage of truck drivers in the UK. The situation is expected to worsen if no major step is taken to encourage more people to join the HGV industry. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has openly admitted that the transport industry is clearly unable to get young people to stay in the industry.
Do you have a truck driver in your life who deserves to know how special he or she is? How about buying them a special present this Christmas to show how much you appreciate them! To help you out a little, here are a few wonderful gift ideas, perfect for the road kings and queens.
To unofficially announce the beginning of the holidays and to get everyone into a festive mood, Coca-Cola has come up with a cheerful idea. A huge truck, painted bright-red, showcasing a Coca-Cola advert, with Santa Claus, Christmas lights, Coca-Cola printed in bold letters and a hashtag HolidaysAreComing, will be stopping near you very soon.
You have to take lessons, get road safety awareness, and prepare for unforeseen circumstances in order to be called a qualified HGV driver. But, even with all the preparations, sometimes, drivers fail to react fast enough in emergency situations, which results in road accidents and in loss of lives.