As the latest Driver CPC deadline looms, the DVSA insisted this week that technical problems with its website will not delay drivers receiving their DQC cards. The technical glitch, which arose last week, prevented JAUPT approved trainers uploading drivers’ periodic training records onto the DVSA’s Online Driver Enquiry service (ODE). The issue also prevented some drivers from checking how many hours of periodic training they have completed. The DVSA said this week that the technical problem has been fixed. However […]
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Training course providers have reacted with scepticism to a new DVSA recommendation that they should include one hour on vulnerable road users (VRUs) in every Driver CPC periodic training course from next year.
Two governmental bodies have dispelled operators’ fears by confirming that the Jimmy Beam Down Light (JBDL) system can be fitted to new-build trailers under current legislation and does not require type approval.