Scheme to train ex-offenders as HGV drivers gets £1m government funding boost


A scheme to train ex-offenders as HGV drivers has won GBP1m of government funding after a successful trial at HM Sudbury Prison.

The trial, which was run by driver training scheme Road to Logistics, saw prisoners linked with potential employers and trained to become qualified HGV drivers.

Now the not-for-profit organisation has been given the go-ahead to use the GBP1m funding boost to train up to 300 drivers in the first year as part of a pilot scheme which could […]

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