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 […]
Tariff-free access to the single market and the ability to hire non-UK drivers are the key issues for hauliers as the industry faces Brexit, according to a survey by the FTA.
The FTA has called on the government to speed up its decision over a new lower Thames crossing, after transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin ruled out one of the three possible locations and said a final announcement would be made “as soon as possible”.
TNT Post is to offer LGV driver training courses, including Driver CPC modules, at a number of sites across the UK. DSA-approved Driver CPC courses will be conducted at training centres nationwide, along with LGV driver training, legal, digital tachograph, safety, customer service and fuel-related courses. It has also launched a commercial driver training department and commercial vehicle workshop at its Rugby depot. Head of transport Dean Hulse said: “Regardless of operation size, the high quality and innovative solutions TNT […]