The European Commission (EC) has confirmed that a review of the rules on the training and qualifications of professional drivers could lead to “adjustments” to the current Driver CPC requirements. The review, which is expected to lead to the adoption of a new Commission proposal by the end of 2016, will focus on three areas identified in an evaluation of the implementation of the Driver CPC published in October last year. This evaluation highlighted a requirement for greater legal clarity […]
The Academy of the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has held a series of four seminars across Europe under the DRIVEN banner (drivers and road transport instructors vocational European network), looking at how member states have implemented the EU Driver CPC directive. DRIVEN rolled into the UK in October, being held alongside the Commercial Motor Live event at Millbrook in October, attracting more than 70 operators and training companies to a packed day of keynote presentations and hands-on workshops. A […]
All new light commercial vehicles in Europe under 3.5t will have to be equipped to make an automatic call to emergency services in the event of an accident from 2015.
Proposals to prevent drivers from completing the same module more than once during a five-year Driver CPC period could restrict operators’ ability to provide relevant training for their drivers, according to the FTA.