Senior traffic commissioner Beverley Bell denied sanctioning the way that Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) was operating its fleet management system for other operators, when she gave evidence at Leeds Crown Court. In November, CVS MD Martin Collins, sales director Richard Gosling and managers Bruce Lawrie and Tim Edwards, pleaded not guilty to conspiring to defraud the Traffic Commissioners of Great Britain. Together with Richard Lawson, MD of Spirit Motor Transport, they also pleaded not guilty to conspiring to defraud HGV […]
The launch of a new independent trade association for vocational transport training providers gives the sector a collective voice for the first time.
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.
A leading industry training provider has urged drivers to continue with their dangerous goods (ADR) courses remotely after the DVSA ordered classrooms in Tier 4 areas to be closed and exams suspended to help control the spead of Covid-19.