Tarmac is rolling out a new smartcard for its HGV drivers, which it claims will make it easier for them to move between it’s 400-plus sites. Developed by tech company Reference Point, the cloud-based smartcard system, dubbed OneCard, provides each driver with a personalised card that contains the drivers’ credentials, competencies and qualifications. The smartcard, which has a unique identifier to prevent fraud, can be checked using smartphone technology, making for quicker site safety checks. Sean McGrae, Tarmac senior national […]
Current eyesight test regulations for drivers may not sufficient to protect drivers against the dangers of night-time driving, according to the RTITB.
The chancellor has ignored calls to introduce a training fund to tackle the chronic shortage of HGV drivers in today’s Autumn Statement.
RTITB will be using next week’s Microlise Transport Conference to raise awareness of how training is vital in raising workplace road safety standards.