A transport manager has lost his repute indefinitely for failing to make sure his drivers had started their Driver CPC training, resulting in high levels of drivers’ hours infringements. Addressing a seminar at the Tip-ex and Tank-ex 2014 exhibition in Harrogate, North East of England traffic commissioner Kevin Rooney (pictured) said he had also curtailed the operator’s licence from 22 to 11 trucks for two weeks so the drivers could be taken off the road and get their Driver CPC […]
Gregory Distribution is launching an HGV driver training academy at its Cullompton depot that aims to train up to 10 candidates a month to obtain their Category C licences.
Senior traffic commissioner (TC) and TC for the North West Beverley Bell is to step down next year.
Operators have been invited to supply evidence to support an inquiry by the Transport Committee into the work of Vosa. Issues to be covered by the select committee include: what can be done to improve the standards of foreign-registered trucks operating in the UK; how the agency can better support the traffic commissioners; if arrangements for vehicle test sites can be improved; and implementation of the HGV Road User Levy Bill. The Committee, which last looked at Vosa in 2009, […]