An HGV instructor register is celebrating a “hugely successful” first year after attracting more than 540 members. The National Register of HGV Instructors (NRI) launched in January 2017 and since then it has had over 20 exam centres approved and carried out 103 examinations. It is committed to promoting higher standards of HGV instruction, boosting registered instructor numbers and helping improve the national pass rate for HGV vocational tests. “The responses we have received from those newly qualified and experienced […]
A new City of London Police Commercial Vehicle Unit has stopped 136 HGVs and taken 95 off the road in its first month.
Alex Laffey was 25 years with Tesco before becoming CEO of Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) in May 2015 in preparation for floating the business of the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange in April 2017.
The new head of the DVSA has promised that its ‘earned recognition’ scheme will be a huge benefit to operators, “as they will be able to work in a freer way than they can now”.