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. UK overseas development charity Transaid is playing a major role in developing effective HGV and PSV driver training in Tanzania, Zambia and Uganda, and is now looking to roll the programme out to more countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo. A delegation of UK partners and ambassadors, led […]
HGV drivers made redundant by RHA members can apply for a free day’s Driver CPC or an HGV driver medical to help them get back to work.
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Transaid’s live fund-raising events will make a welcome return with the Way of the Roses coast-to-coast cycle challenge on 24 to 26 September 2021. The event, which is sponsored by UKWA, will be the overseas transport development charity’s sixth UK-based cycle challenge. There are 40 spaces available on the ride, which will include two days cycling over 170 miles and two overnight stays. The registration fee is £99 and the minimum fund-raising target is £1,000. Both team and individual entries […]