Scania has stopped offering would-be professional drivers HGV-licence acquisition training because the market has become “highly competitive”. It was the first truck manufacturer to deliver the service, but according to the company it has now taken the decision to stop. Paul Johnson, Scania (Great Britain) general manager – connected, driver and fleet services, said: “In terms of Scania Driver Services, nothing is changing – Scania’s driver training, familiarisation programmes and ongoing coaching services will all continue to operate in exactly […]
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”
Maritime Transport has ordered more than 200 new vehicles, including Next Generation Scanias, to enter its fleet later this year.
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