The DSA is to work with the industry to develop a revised process for approving Driver CPC training courses.The move was agreed at a meeting last week between the DSA, trade associations and training providers, which was arranged after the FTA raised concerns about changes to the process being proposed by course approval body JAUPT. Last month, JAUPT wrote to training providers stating that copies of all presentations and documents used to deliver Driver CPC courses would, with immediate effect, […]
MPs voted against a suspension on the proposed 3ppl fuel duty rise yesterday (12 November), despite pressure from Labour MPs, Tory backbench campaigners and lobbying from FairFuelUK (FFUK). A Labour-led motion to suspend the proposed increase in January to at least April was defeated 282 votes to 234. FairFuelUK claim that the increase will cost 35,000 jobs and prolong the recession by a further three years. Quentin Willson, spokesman for FFUK, said: “Everybody is saying this is a toxic tax […]
The conviction of 15 drivers based at Eddie Stobart’s Teesport depot for drivers’ hours and tachograph offences, has seen the company’s North Eastern O-licence cut by 140 vehicles for three-months.
The FTA has launched a new supply chain consultancy arm which specialises in warehousing.