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Cavan councillor warns HGV driver shortages could cause customer supply issues over Christmas

Sep 17, 2021 15:09 By News Northern Sound
Cavan councillor warns HGV driver shortages could cause customer supply issues over Christmas Cavan councillor warns HGV driver shortages could cause customer supply issues over Christmas
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"The goose is getting fat, but there will be no one to deliver it to the butcher."

A Cavan councillor has warned that HGV driver shortages could cause customer supply issues over Christmas.

Councillor Shane P O'Reilly says we are at a "crisis point" and it is not going to get any better without intervention.

He echoed a call from John Paul Feeley for an amnesty on the theory test to clear the backlog of drivers waiting to sit their practical driving test.

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Speaking at a recent Cavan County Council meeting, Shane P O'Reilly warned that while the "goose is getting fat, there will be no one to deliver it to the butcher":

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