Nearly 3000 UK HGV driver have confirmed they intend to “stay at home” in protest on 23rrd August 2021, though the expectation is that this number will rise.
Kate Gibbs of the Road Haulage Association warns in an interview with the Guardian (See this [LINK}) :
If you think things are bad now it’ll just make things much worse.
These actions follow growing tensions within the industry in the light of Brexit, with the expected outcome that food shortages within the UK are eminent.
You can read more about this strike and it’s potential effects on the UK at this [LINK].