A total of 8,444 HGVs and 310 PSVs were stopped for Driver CPC enforcement purposes from 10 September to 16 October, according to DVSA. This saw 196 Driver CPC offences recorded and 113 fixed penalties issued. Of these penalties, 106 related to “Driver CPC – no evidence of training or exemption”. The remainder concerned “no initial or periodic training”. The majority of infringements related to HGVs, with just eight of the 113 offences recorded against PSVs. UK resident drivers attracted […]
Operators’ fears of a driver-shortage-fuelled capacity crisis this Christmas have been backed up by new research revealed today by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).
Mark Magee, the Driving Standards Agency’s acting director for regulation, standards and development, answers MT’s questions on Driver CPC. Many operators and drivers are cynical about the Driver CPC, regarding it as an expensive waste of time. I believe that one reason for this is the perception – right or wrong – that some people are still getting away with delivering low quality, non-compliant training. What enforcement effort is the DSA now applying to Jaupt approved centres to ensure all […]
Trade associations welcomed the new London Freight Enforcement Partnership launched by TfL and partner agencies earlier this week, although the RHA called on the transport body to make the results of the enforcement project more visible to the industry.