Transport minister Robert Goodwill has called on the European Commission to consider introducing greater flexibility in the rules about Driver CPC (DCPC) training when it comes to the minimum seven-hour training periods currently required. In its official response to an EC call for evidence about the effectiveness of the DCPC, the DfT said it “would support greater flexibility to be applied to within reason enable periodic training courses to be delivered in less than seven hours (e.g. 2 x 3.5 […]
The FTA has demanded assurances from Scotland’s transport minister that the Forth Road Bridge will re-open to all vehicles on 4 January.
Former RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning has said he does not expect to see “wholesale changes” to the way the traffic commissioners (TCs) operate after being appointed as a special advisor to a government review into their role.