The RHA and FTA have welcomed a consultation into exempting mechanics that drive goods vehicles to test centres from the scope of the Driver CPC. The DSA launched the consultation after the associations wrote to roads minister Stephen Hammond, expressing concerns that the estimated 30,000 technicians nationwide would not be able to complete the training before the 2014 deadline. RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning said: “In our view, the intention of the EU Legislation has always been that it applies […]
Daf has pledged three years of sponsorship to the Think Logistics scheme, joining Abbey Logistics and the RHA, in its drive to bring in a new generation of the logistics workforce.
The UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as the migrant problem continues to worsen in Calais, the FTA has warned.
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.