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. Under proposals put forward by the European Commission (EC), drivers would be required to undertake at least one road safety course as part of their Driver CPC qualification. The programme would also have a strengthened focus on fuel efficient driving. The EC said: “The new wording ensures that the periodic training […]
FTA members have expressed safety fears over the government’s decision to allow heavier, faster agricultural vehicles on UK roads.
The FTA met with the Treasury last Thursday (5 February) to discuss the real effect the plummeting cost of oil was having on the freight transport sector.
Freight deliveries to major UK cities must be governed by the same regulations to avoid confusion for operators, warned the FTA.