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European truck driving is in crisis, says IRU

A fifth of driver positions are unfilled in European road transport according to a report by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) published on 21 March.  The sector is facing its most acute shortage in decades, it said. Polling of IRU members and associated organisations in Europe from October 2018 to January 2019 revealed a driver shortage of 21% in the freight sector. However, the shortfall is predicted to reach 40% ... [+]

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