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Extra-long trucks could help solve a massive driver shortage and related supply chain problems, an expert says

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Extra-long trucks could help solve supply chain issues during a driver shortage in the UK, an expert says. 

These trucks, which are being tested by the UK’s Department for Transport, are two meters longer than standard, which means they can carry more goods and therefore cut down on the number of journeys required. 

They could appear on UK roads as soon as next year, according to a report from The Telegraph.

According to the Associated Press, citing numbers from the Road Haulage Association (RHA), the UK is currently short 100,000 drivers. Restrictions during the pandemic details ⇒

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