The Fors Community Partnership (FCP) has announced an immediate change to the way firms are allowed to progress through the Fors accreditation levels. The move comes after it emerged that a vehicle operator was elevated from silver to gold status at the same time as its O-licence suspension was being confirmed for a series of drivers’ hours and tachograph offences. In August, an appeal against the O-licence suspension imposed on north London construction haulier J O’Doherty Haulage in March was […]
The government has quashed hopes for a new HGV driving Trailblazer apprenticeship by rejecting the standards for a third time.
Proposals to prevent drivers from completing the same module more than once during a five-year Driver CPC period could restrict operators’ ability to provide relevant training for their drivers, according to the FTA.
Industry bodies are to collaborate on a new joint initiative to promote the road haulage industry, with a focus on improving its public image and attracting more employees.