The DSA had 100 Driver CPC audits referred to it by JAUPT last year after concerns about the standard of training provision were raised following general inspections. The figures were revealed at last month’s RHA National Training Conference at Warwick University by Peter Weddell-Hall, head of training accreditation services at DSA. Of the 100 cases JAUPT sent to the DSA for investigation: 52% of centres had failed to provide course dates; 27% were about short course delivery; 8% had identity […]
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.
Training course providers have reacted with scepticism to a new DVSA recommendation that they should include one hour on vulnerable road users (VRUs) in every Driver CPC periodic training course from next year.
The chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport (APPG) has said a push to extend student loans to cover would-be HGV drivers is not dead, despite the government seemingly killing-off the proposal.