Scania and SP Training have begun offering a national HGV driver training programme. Scania’s 40-strong team of driver trainers will handle the practical elements of the HGV test and SP Training will deliver the classroom content – including the mandatory Driver CPC modules – from the manufacturer’s network of 12 sites. During 2016, Scania delivered 9,000 days of professional training to 1,500 customers in transport and distribution. SP Training recently began working with Stobart Group to deliver and apprenticeship programme. […]
As the latest Driver CPC deadline looms, the DVSA insisted this week that technical problems with its website will not delay drivers receiving their DQC cards.
Sir Mike Penning on addressing the driver shortage; why he won’t back May’s Brexit deal and a need for emission controls
Sir Mike Penning MP announced at an RHA parliamentary reception last year that he intended to form an all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on road freight and logistics to ensure that this vital sector has a voice in parliament as the UK leaves the EU.
The RHA is to launch legal action against the major truck manufacturers, after they were found guilty by the European Commission of price fixing and fined €2.9bn (£2.5bn).