FM Conway has launched an HGV driver apprenticeship scheme to help tackle the UK’s driver shortfall. It forms part of the infrastructure services company’s wider efforts to tackle construction’s major skills gaps. The 13-month apprenticeship is funded through the government’s apprenticeship levy. It will support new entrants into the industry as well as permitting existing employees to upskill or re-train. FM Conway will deliver the programme in partnership with Scania and South Essex College. It will see 36 apprentices per […]
The FTA has poured cold water on suggestions that operators could perform annual roadworthiness tests on their own vehicles.
The Forth Road Bridge will not fully reopen to HGV traffic until mid-March, according to Scottish transport minister Derek Mackay.
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.