The FTA has urged the government not to enforce driving licence checks once paper counterparts are abolished on 8 June, as the proposed online replacement is still not a viable alternative for fleet operators. New FTA chief executive David Wells has written to DVLA chief executive Oliver Morley telling him that the new online system will make driver licence checking extremely difficult for freight operators, and needs to be reconsidered as a matter of urgency. “Freight operators – which employ […]
Which fuel will operators ultimately adopt for long-distance heavy haulage? Dan Cook (pictured), operations director at Europa Worldwide Group, insists the government must put greater investment into a preferred technology and give it scale and convenience
Professional drivers renewing their licences will not have to worry about the D4 medical after the government finally agreed to relax the requirement following mounting criticism it was failing to act.
The government must avoid any “distraction or dilution” from the trailblazer apprenticeships as the April 2017 start date approaches, the RHA has said.