The head of road freight and transport policy at the FTA has predicted a hectic final year ahead for Driver CPC, but believes the industry can ultimately meet the challenge. With effectively 12 months until the 10 September 2014 deadline for LGV drivers to have completed their 35 hours of Driver CPC training, FTA’s James Firth said while there is a lot of ground to cover, the training sector has the capacity to cope. “Industry [both PCV and LGV] has […]
Drivers benefitted from above-average, above-inflation wage increases this year as operators looked to secure a labour force against the background of the driver shortage.
The RHA has welcomed the DfT’s decision to relax cabotage rules for car transporter firms during the new number-plate peaks in March and September, but warned that it should not be extended to other sectors.
The road haulage industry boosted its efficiency last year, according to new statistics from the DfT.