The DSA had 100 Driver CPC audits referred to it by JAUPT last year after concerns about the standard of training provision were raised following general inspections. The figures were revealed at last month’s RHA National Training Conference at Warwick University by Peter Weddell-Hall, head of training accreditation services at DSA. Of the 100 cases JAUPT sent to the DSA for investigation: 52% of centres had failed to provide course dates; 27% were about short course delivery; 8% had identity […]
A proposed new migrant camp in Dunkirk, just 30 miles from Calais, has been criticised by the RHA and the FTA.
The FTA has reiterated its warning that with the Driver CPC deadline now reached, the road transport industry is facing not only a short-term driver shortage but a more serious underlying recruitment problem.
Driver First Assist (DFA) was recognised at a parliamentary reception last week (18 January) and has received warm words and £70,000 of funding from the DfT. Motor Transport technical editor Colin Barnett takes a look back at the development of the first aider scheme.