The directors of Action Express launched a driver training school last week, with the promise that it will fully fund the training of 100 new drivers with a guaranteed job for those who pass their tests. Although the company was set up in April this year, directors Elaine Harries and Syed Ziaullah hosted an official launch event for AE Driver Recruitment and Training at the Silverstone Circuit. Its Jaupt-approved training centre in Northampton has three DVSA-approved driver trainers, who work […]
Up to 150 operators believed to be operating illegally in the London waste sector are to be targeted in a joint operation between the DVSA, Environment Agency (EA) and the Met Police.
MT Top 100 company Norbert Dentressangle has begun extending its use of an Isotrak telematics-based vehicle and driver monitoring system to another 140 vehicles within its tanker distribution division, bringing the total number of tankers covered by the technology to 260 across 31 different sites.
Talks between DVSA management and Prospect and Public and Commercial Services (PCS) unions at arbitration service ACAS appear to be bearing fruit. Both unions have pledged to suspend all industrial action for the duration of the talks, with DVSA promising not to take disciplinary action against staff who refuse to follow work practices that are in dispute.