The European Commission (EC) has confirmed that a review of the rules on the training and qualifications of professional drivers could lead to “adjustments” to the current Driver CPC requirements. The review, which is expected to lead to the adoption of a new Commission proposal by the end of 2016, will focus on three areas identified in an evaluation of the implementation of the Driver CPC published in October last year. This evaluation highlighted a requirement for greater legal clarity […]
The United Road Transport Union (URTU) men at the centre of a probe into Driver CPC training activities have had their bail extended yet again. The seven men include general secretary Bob Monks, national officer Mel Thornton and regional officers Lee Pimbley and Mike Billingham. They were originally arrested on 15 February on suspicion of fraud by false representation. They have had their bail extended until December. It is now the third extention. As part of the operation a warrant […]
The European Commission (EC) has extended the deadline for the completion of its investigation into FedEx’s proposed acquisition of TNT.