EP Training has acquired Cranleigh-based Group One LGV Training. Group One will keep its name and continue to offer professional training in categories such as C, C1, C1E, C+E as well as ADR and Driver CPC training, and will operate under the EP Training banner. EP Training MD Sean Pargeter said Group One’s owner was approaching retirement and he saw an opportunity to boost its presence in the region. “I thought, rather than our competitors have it we’ll do it […]
Gregory Distribution is launching an HGV driver training academy at its Cullompton depot that aims to train up to 10 candidates a month to obtain their Category C licences.
Driving a truck or bus in southern Africa is a dangerous occupation, and raising the standards of driver training is vital to reducing the high death toll from road traffic accidents.
Lack of harmonisation of standards for Driver CPC training across the 27 European Union member states is in danger of wrecking one of the original goals of the directive introducing the compulsory training of drivers – mutual recognition of the qualification by every member state. Distrust of standards of instructors and training in other states means four members states- Denmark, Hungary, Lithuania and Sweden – do not recognise the Initial Driver CPC done in other EU countries and eight states […]