All face-to-face Driver CPC courses have been suspended until 2 December as part of the lockdown restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The DVSA said the national restrictions, to be introduced from Thursday (5 November) do not affect its HGV testing service and that ATFs can remain open. However, all vocational theory tests will be suspended, as will Driver CPC courses that are scheduled to be completed in the classroom. The enforcement agency said CPC courses can continue […]
All 68 drivers at United Biscuits have now successfully completed their final 7.5 hours of Driver CPC training. Bill Hooton, national transport controller at United Biscuits, says he is “delighted and proud” that all drivers have completed their CPCs. “We are committed to ongoing annual training and recognise the benefits, as it helps focus and maintain high standards in safety and operation performance,” he explains. “Our training gets great feedback from the drivers and they help contribute to the training […]
The ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Brexit fallout and weak demand all conspired to result in the fourth consecutive month of decline in UK commercial vehicle production, according to the SMMT.
As rising numbers of customers refuse to sign Proof of Delivery (POD) tablets due to coronavirus concerns, operators could be left exposed to future non-delivery claims, the RHA has warned.