Transervice Express Transport has joined forces with RHA and Jobcentre Plus to help roll out a nationwide work experience scheme aimed at tackling the driver shortage crisis. The West Bromwich-based company will offer a rolling programme of onsite training to job seekers on the work experience programme. It also plans to offer its training facilities to other hauliers in the region who sign up to the work experience scheme. The scheme, dubbed Driving Britain’s Future, was launched nationally by the […]
Platoons of autonomous HGVs may never feature in the UK because the road network is not up to the job, according to the RHA.
John Hayes, the minister for further education, skills and lifelong learning responsible for apprentice training, is expected to present the first Apprenticehsip of the Year award at the Motor Transport Awards on 13 June. This is a new category introduced to recognise and encourage appreantice training by road transport operators. This Award will be made in association with the National Skills Academy for Logistics to showcase some of the best examples of logistics apprentice training. Judges will be looking for […]
LGV operators should not feel they are being singled out in the drive to cut cyclist deaths and injuries in London, as modifications to make construction vehicles safer are just part of a package of measures being introduced to improve cycle safety, London major Boris Johnson said on Monday (9 December).