Driver training is one of the main bearings in the engine of economy and safety. Paired with telematics it ekes out all the incremental gains. But elsewhere in the world, driver training has a more basic function. Ian Norwell reports from Transaid’s Zambian projects. Transaid’s work is well known to most MT readers – its goal is that no driver should leave for work with a high probability of not coming home. In most of sub-Saharan Africa, deaths and serious […]
Transaid royal patron HRH The Princess Royal thanked the transport industry for providing its expertise to help develop new forms of transport suitable for use in Africa at a lunch held yesterday in London to mark the 125th anniversary of trailer builder Schmitz Cargobull.
The government will “look into funding support” for hauliers to recruit and train new drivers as part of George Osborne’s 2015-16 budget plan.