John Hayes, the minister for further education, skills and lifelong learning responsible for apprentice training, is expected to present the first Apprenticehsip of the Year award at the Motor Transport Awards on 13 June. This is a new category introduced to recognise and encourage appreantice training by road transport operators. This Award will be made in association with the National Skills Academy for Logistics to showcase some of the best examples of logistics apprentice training. Judges will be looking for […]
Operators working in the capital will face greater Vosa enforcement and potentially greater regulation in a bid to improve cycling safety in London, the government has announced.
A video capturing all the excitement of last week’s Motor Transport Awards is now on line. Presented by Road Transport Media’s editorial director Justin Stanton and filmed in association with Thermo King, the video features interviews with award winners including an emotional recipient of the Service to Industry Award Nikki King, the Fleet Driver of the Year Jim Whitmore and Haulier of the Year CM Downton. For more Motor Transport and Commercial Motor videos, go to www.youtube.com/user/roadtransport
16) Rob Flello MP Title: Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport and MP for Stoke-on-Trent South Flello is the pre-eminent voice in Westminster when it comes to freight. Just before the election he said that it was “a largely misunderstood industry, often disregarded, or worse, by many in society, which sadly includes far too many MP’s and indeed ministers who don’t understand it”.