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 […]
TNT said it is more certain about its future after the collapse of its multi-billion euro acquisition by UPS last week, despite analysts warning that the industry giant needs to “work out what is going on”. UPS pulled the plug on the €5.16bn (£4.31bn) deal after it became clear that the European Commission (EC) would veto the acquisition, which had been bogged down in EC red tape for the past 10 months, due to competition concerns. UPS said it was […]
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.
The government has put in its request to the European Commission (EC) to extend the rural fuel rebate scheme to ten more UK towns.