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. In a statement issued today [10 September] to mark the Driver CPC deadline, the FTA said that while its members were Driver CPC ready, the timing involved could have a troubling effect on the approaching Christmas peak, with operators scrambling about to find drivers. FTA fears temporary […]
The DSA is to work with the industry to develop a revised process for approving Driver CPC training courses.
After the Conservative party fell eight seats short of an overall majority, resulting in a hung parliament in the general election, the FTA has called for a new government to review its decision to leave the EU customs union.
The government is to consider extending the grant system for low-emission vans to larger vehicles, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has revealed.