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Tell us: have you changed career to become a HGV driver?

Tell us: have you changed career to become a HGV driver?

10/18/2021 11:50:00 AM

Tell us: have you changed career to become a HGV driver?

We would like to hear from people who have recently applied to become a lorry driver and their experiences of switching jobs

Photograph: Joe Giddens/PALorries waiting at the Port of Felixstowe in Suffolk.Photograph: Joe Giddens/PAMon 18 Oct 2021 09.46 BSTLast modified on Mon 18 Oct 2021 10.07 BSTWith the UK experiencing fuel, food and goods shortages in the last month, we would like to hear from people who have decided to change their career and become a

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Driving HGVs is a job, not a career. Already started but only to drive the bin truck 8 hours a day, getting to old to be loading now plus I ain't paying for it 😁 No and I wouldn’t. I'm sure it's loads bc of who cares about shit hours, family time, and mental/physical well-being. driving cycle and now upgraded to HCV driver

I am a driver and I wouldn't tell anyone to change their jobs ...its crap.. No. Was this aimed at Matt Handcock? Very poor timing no, gone the opposite way, production operative now, more money, less hours, more time off (continental shift pattern). Sleep eat and shit in your truck? No thanks

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Who want to drive in the UK. No. The money is shite

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